An end-of-weekly roundup collecting fffffive of the fffffantabulous things I find stumbling around the web during the week here, but which I post on one of the many other Internet outlets I stop by (or tweet at) during my travels. More about the genesis here.
What does an artist do when she finds herself deeply in debt? She explores her relationship to money by illustrating every purchase for a year. In other words, she draws, and thinks, her way out of it. [delicious-ed, via @gelatobaby on Twitter]
I've been following my friend Cookie Carosella's wonderful (albeit frequently horrifying) tales of middle-aged dating for a while now. This hilarious story of passive-aggressive matchmaking and what it wrought is your perfect introduction. [Stumbled]
If you haven't seen young Lin Yu Chun's startling homage to Whitney Houston's cover of Dolly Parton's classic "I Will Always Love You," you are in for a treat. An eerie one, but no less amazing and heartfelt for being so. [Facebook-ed]
This single quote of Anne Lamott's from a recent Salon interview so perfectly summed up my criteria for what I may, and may not, mine from my life for my writing, I felt it deserved its own post. [Tumbled]