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Dear Wendy
Dear Wendy

Wendy’s Weekly Picks

You may have noticed that I do a lot fewer Wendy’s Picks than I used to do. That’s for a few reasons, the biggest one being that I began feeling uncomfortable with my contribution to the hysterical consumerism of our society — both in my own personal habits as well as the way I encourage… Read more

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The final season of “Catastrophe” was released a few days ago and it’s one of the best seasons of a TV show I’ve ever seen (seriously: it’s up there with the best seasons of “Mad Men,” “Six Feet Under” and “Breaking Bad.”). It continues with its same caustic, but ultimately loving, tone between the two… Read more

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Yesterday Chicago saw air temps of 23 degrees below zero (and windchill of near 50 below zero!). Here in NYC, temps plummeted overnight to single digits and the windchill was negative 13 this morning when the kids walked to school. Even people in Miami are contemplating wearing socks this week. To state the obvious: it’s… Read more

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After five or six winters with my Sorel snow boots, I made a switch to Uggs snow boots this year and, boy, do I love them!! They are super lightweight while being extremely cozy (I mean, they’re Uggs!), cute and stylish, and totally water-resistant. I kind of want to wear them every day, even if… Read more

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I love, love, love the artist Tyler Feder‘s illustrations that she posts on Instagram. This month she is posting a new illustration every day in which she re-imagines famous scenes from movies with women of various backgrounds, looks, and identities playing the characters. Asked by a commenter recently why “‘inclusive’ has meant ‘without men’ in… Read more