12 February 2021
“You have to decide who you are and force the world to deal with you, not with its idea of you.”
Here are some pink daisies I bought earlier this week. They’re pretty. Enjoy.
The US is seeing a massive spike in anti-Asian hate crimes. (More resources and opportunities to donate at stopaapihate.org.)
I caught up with 2018’s The Wind, a Western-set, woman-centered psychological horror film I really loved. I was surprised to find that friends on Letterboxd were underwhelmed by it, so I suppose this one can hit differently for different folks. If, by chance, your taste tends to align with the other strong recommendations I make here, I gladly point you in this direction.
I’ve been watching Crime Story, a late 1980s television series set in 1960s Chicago and produced by Michael Mann. It’s a relatively complex cops and gangsters drama, stars a bevy of recognizable actors in their early days and is streaming on a few different services now, so, you know, why not.
It’s very cold and there’s a lot of snow. Just trying to keep moving. Whatever works.
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This week’s quote is from James Baldwin.