Friday Finds #172

This or That?

I’m torn, you guys.

Do I make this week’s finds all about resources to deal with our current situation, do I keep it light and fun for the sake of our sanity and brain overload, or do I do a little of both? A little of this and a little of that.

*Theme to Jeopardy plays while I think….*

A little of this and a little of that feels right. We can’t ignore life but we can’t let our present situation drive our entire being.

Hey, I think I just gave a little life lesson! Boom!

In the post I shared yesterday on keeping a positive perspective, I shared a little about my grandmother and her disposition.

Today I want to tell you that my grandfather was well known for his bear hugs – guaranteed to be accompanied by a verbal and warm grunting sound. (The word grunting doesn’t seem to do the sound justice but I can’t think of another way to describe it. Rest assured it was a good sound 🙂 )

So, here’s me sending you a big virtual bear hug if you need it accompanied by a warm and enveloping grunting sound! *Squeeze*



The first thing I am dying to tell you is that I finally started an Instagram account sharing my passion for food and journey with food photography! My husband used to be a photographer and he bought me a small photography light for Christmas. It’s all just for fun!

Follow me here:



Is Homemaking the New Wellness?

I love everything about this. My mom and both grandmothers were both homemakers and all before them. I have to admit that I love home-keeping. I love my job but I honestly think I could also be happy as a full-time household manager. Cooking, cleaning, organizing…



Helping Special Needs Students Adjust to Online Lessons (Rosemarie Penner | The Unfinished Lesson)



A free 1-minute video improvisation you can send to students to play along with! (Christina Whitlock)



N.C. Sheriffs Find 18,000 Pounds of Toilet Paper and Other Products in Stolen Truck (NPR)



7 Funny Cartoons About Coronavirus Hoarding (The Week)



Podcasts I’m somehow just now discovering but really excited about:

The Bulletpoof Musician (Noa Kageyama)

Everyday Musicality (Heather Shouldice)

The Literate Musician (Andy Mullen)



Musings on Keeping a Positive Perspective During the Covid-19 Pandemic

A Simple (and Free) Video Supplement to Support Your Online Teaching (Amy Chaplin | Piano Pantry)



Looking to change up your egg routine? This Seven-Minute Egg is absolutely delicious!



This time in Friday Finds History:

2019 – Friday Finds #126
2018 – Friday Finds: Easter Week
2017 – Friday Finds: Colors
2016 – Friday Finds 03.25.2016 (The pilot!)



This is killing me. Thanks, Starkey Comics for the laugh!



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