What’s everyone up to this weekend? I’ve got an assignment to work on for Fundraising Management and I’m diving into this hilarious book. This week, I found the time to keep up with all the Paris Fashion Week goodness and what’s happening in this world of ours. And let’s just say, there’s a whole lot going on. If you’re in the mood for some weekend reading, here are some links that made me laugh, made me sad, made me ponder this week…
+ Come on, get happy: Clicking through Style.com’s atmosphere shots from the Spring 2015 shows is an instant mood booster.
+ “My ambition, tenacity, loyalty, “moods”, grandiosity, occasional passive aggression, and my faith… that’s all her…and I wouldn’t have it any other way.” Robert Downey Jr. paid tribute to his late mother, who passed away last week.
+ “Activists documenting the horrors say ISIS is holding more than 3,000 women and children hostage.” Kidnapped by ISIS, One Women Tells How She Saved Her Sisters
+ On Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States. Thomas Eric Duncan fell ill after traveling from Liberia to Dallas last month. Witnesses say Duncan had direct contact with a woman stricken by Ebola just days before his trip to the States. Liberian officials announced plans to prosecute him for allegedly lying on his airport departure screening form.
+ Gender: “We want to bring men and boys to the table on gender equality in a positive way.” Iceland’s Minister of Foreign Affairs announces the first ever men-only UN conference on women and gender equality.
+ Moving with the times: Mobile fashion boutiques hit the streets.
+ Film industry: “I learned that producing and directing is more about personality management than being creative.” On Why Filmmakers Should Major In Psychology
+ Just for laughs: Standing Up to Inspirational Quotes
+ The culture of selfie-sh: Kirsten Dunst teams up with Michael Frost to expose just how crazy/beautiful our selfie-obsessed culture really is. Made me sad.
+ Speaking of selfies… Sweetie, no one likes selfies made me laugh.
+ Grab your popcorn: It looks like Sex and the City 3 just might happen.
(Atmosphere shot at Burberry Prorsum Spring 2015 from Style.com)