8 Things of Note

A few of our favorite links from around the web this week.
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Well hasn't February flown by! We're starting to yearn for spring, but are trying our very best to enjoy the here and now. As always, a few conversations from around the web we found particularly noteworthy—happy reading!

Virginia McLaurin is 106 years old and her dream has always been to visit the White House. This week her dream came true, and she also danced with the President..not too shabby! 

“We all know this: Our experience cannot always be manipulated. Yet, we don't act as though we know this truth. We try so hard to manipulate and control our lives, to make creativity into a game to win, to shortcut success because others say they have, to process emotions and uncertainty as if these are linear journeys.”

Unraveling the litany of myths surrounding the aging process, and exactly what we can do to look and feel great with every passing birthday.

Beautiful vintage photos of Paris—a glimpse into life long ago.

Why do we teach girls that it’s cute to be scared?

Ways to make better, faster decisions. (Hint: the secret is listening to your intuition while incorporating facts, a combination called “infotuition.”)

My mom and I are widowed wingwomen: “Neither of us got enough time. Both of us will always deeply love the ghosts we carry. And both of us are red-blooded American women who would probably like to have sex again someday.”

Lands’ End has issued a statement apologizing for featuring an interview with Gloria Steinem in its spring catalog, and appears to have pulled the option on their website to donate to the ERA Coalition’s Fund for Women’s Equality

p.s. Did you meet the newest member of our Clementine family?