It’s Friday, time for another edition of Hot Coffee on the Boulevard! Have a great weekend.
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Travel to Wisconsin for a reunion of friends in this new book, Shotgun Lovesongs by Nickolas Butler.
For light, fun fluff, Anne’s reading The Chase by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg. The lead characters are named Fox and O’Hare, but don’t hold that against Anne.
Blogger Donna Highfill on mediocrity and why it’s ok with her.
OPINIONS AND OTHER WRITING
With the beginning of Lent this past Wednesday, Kathy Gottberg writes about how, no matter our religion, all of us can benefit from this time of the year.
Blogger Kim Foley has written a heartbreaking and lovely post about her late husband.
Anne worships humor writer Wendi Aarons and will be taking Wendi’s advice about travel and social media when she’s out of town next week from Monday to Wednesday.
POLITICS AND CURRENT EVENTS
Did you hear about the 8 year old boy who paid the overdue lunch accounts at his school, because he didn’t want anyone to be hungry? Yes, that happened.
The iconic Gloria Steinem on how progress is still needed for women’s rights.
Anne read this McSweeney’s article. What happened next will shock you.
FASHION AND BEAUTY
Sharon is obsessed with these tiny spaces.
Sharon is also obsessed with her new Nike Core Flex walking shoes. The most comfortable walking shoes ever!
Love this video from Cindy Joseph of Boom! about going make-up free.
Sharon’s aunt Susan has the most fantastic Pinterest page you’ve ever seen. And she does it just for fun.
Polar vortex and three more snow days forced Anne to binge-watch Mr. Selfridge starring Jeremy Piven and his wig.
Have you heard, Iris Rainer Dart’s book Beaches is going to be a Broadway musical? Can.not.wait!
The after party pics from the Oscars are almost as much fun as the show itself!
Finally, when you have 20 minutes to spare, watch this brilliant and touching tribute to the life and career of Philip Seymour Hoffman.