Friday Finds #181

Shifted Seasons

Happy weekend, everyone!

Even though for some of us, our school term lessons may have been over a week or two ago, there’s something about the first week of June that screams: SUMMER!

The seasons to me are a delicious gift from God – I love them. It always throws me off a little though that (in our part of the world) Spring isn’t technically over until the end of June and Summer doesn’t end until the end of September.

The weather, tells us the seasons are:

  • Summer = July, August, September
  • Fall = October, November, December (technically we celebrate Christmas only 4 days after Winter begins)
  • Winter = January, February, March
  • Spring = April, May, June

The school year tells our brains they are:

  • Summer = June, July, August
  • Fall = September, October, November
  • Winter = December, January, February
  • Spring = March, April, May

I always feel slightly off mentally- almost like miss the last month of every season. Do you ever feel like that as well? Maybe I’m just strange! Ha!


Here’s some good stuff for you this week. Take it or leave it. 🙂 Talk later!




Summer is always a fun time for students to play things like Disney music. I finally bought the new Faber Disney books Lauren brought to my attention awhile back. They’re FAB! (Lauren Lewandowski | Piano with Lauren)



They’re Back: Millions of Cicadas Expected to Emerge this Year (Jason Slotkin | NPR)



Super interesting: How pandemics change society (The Week Staff)



This time last year: What I Learned in my 11 Months as a Worship Team Leader (Amy Chaplin | Piano Pantry)

“Worship is the continuous outpouring of all that we are, all that we do and all that we can ever become.”

-Harold Best in Unceasing Worship



Inside the Flour Company Supplying America’s Sudden Baking Obsession: How King Arthur Flour found itself in the unlikely crosshairs of a pandemic (David H. Freedman |



What Quarantine Taught Me About Cooking (Kim Rhodes | A Cup of Jo)



I know I’ve shared more than one aerial photography series here recently but they’re just so AMAZING!

Stunning Aerial Photographs by Mitch Rouse Capture the Precise Patterns of Farmland (Grace Ebert | Colossal)



How to Clean and Care for Wood Cutting Boards (Sara Bir | Simply Recipes)



For your grill this weekend:

Baked Potatoes on the Grill (The Kitchn)

Grilled and Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with Gorgonzola (Giada de Laurentiis)



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