Clearing the Cache 2

In an attempt to limit the number of literal tabs open in my internet browser, I have started this little links series. The only rule is that I have to actually read the link that I share before I post it here.

Here’s what I have been reading this week…

Pride of place — this article from the founder of Strong Towns posits that it’s smart NOT to sink extra money into a home in an economically disadvantaged area, which I extrapolate to mean that cities MUST do better to take care of those areas of their community.

Coca Cola Debuts in France – America’s champagne was not a hit. Lots of great photos!

Both First Lady Dr. Jill Biden and Meghan Markle wore this springy dress from Oscar de la Renta recently. I’m a fan of both of these strong women. Happy Women’s History Month!

I couldn’t stop thinking about this story about midcentury modern design legend Ruth Adler Schnee. Her family came to Detroit when she was a child to escape Nazism; she is still going strong at age 97. I hope she lives forever.

This story about how to handle white supremacy and toxic masculinity was interesting.

via the Washington Post (paywall)

Yo-Yo Ma performing in a gymnasium after his COVID vaccination was utterly beautiful.

Check out this website to get on the list for your shot.

Published by eastlansinghome

Carrie Sampson is a longtime resident of East Lansing, Michigan. She has worked in nonprofit communications for over 20 years and in the last decade has become increasingly interested in interior design and issues related to the built environment. Carrie has served as a commissioner on the East Lansing Historic District Commission since 2018. She has written the Eye Candy and Eye for Design columns in the Lansing City Pulse since 2019. To learn more or to work with her, send an email to mrscarrsamp AT gmail DOT com.

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