Happy Friday, friends! Who else feels like Labor Day kind of snuck up on them?! Personally, August flew by. I've spent the good part of the month traveling which has left me little time to catch up on life. Speaking of traveling, I’m headed out to upstate NY for a friends wedding this weekend and the temps are supposed to get down into the 40s. I was in the mid-west last weekend and it was just as chilly so two weekends of fall weather is kind of a nice change to the humidity in DC. What do you guys have planned for the non-official last weekend of summer?
What do you think of today's On The Line words of wisdom?
You Will Never Regret Being Kind. In the wake of the devastation in Texas caused by Hurricane Harvey, it has been amazing to see on the news, thru social media, and from talking with friends just how the kindness of strangers has spread. It's the act of kindness of complete strangers you see that fills my heart with love and compassion for all of us as Americans and humans especially when the news seems to be dominated by hatred these days. While you may see a lot of people giving kindness to Texans in the form of monetary donations or buying incidentals for people in need, remember that kindness doesn't cost money. You can spread kindness by lending a helping hand to someone, offering someone your time, providing them with shelter, giving blood, donating clothes, and so much more. So just remember that whether in the midst of tragedy or in the midst of your daily routine, you will never regret being kind.
Around The Web
The internet is full of awesome, beautiful, and strange things; wouldn't you agree? I'm pulling my favs and sharing them with you. I've rounded up my top loved links from stories, recipes, style, animal cuteness...basically anything and everything. Some old, some new, some you may have already seen but nonetheless something to take your mind off that daily grind. So grab your cup of coffee or cocktail (it's never to early) and click away. Cheers.
*I'm changing things up this month and instead of sharing my typical links from around the web I want to share a couple of links to resources that you can refer to if you want to help provide relief to those affected by Hurricane Harvey.
- Fellow IG friend and blogger Ashley from Dressed To Kill Austin has a great post with tons of information for where to donate, what supplies are needed, and ways you can help. Check out her extensive post here.
- As always the American Red Cross is a great resource. They are accepting donations on their website. You can also text HARVEY to 90999 to donate $10.
- I'm sure you've seen all the photos of animals suffering as well. They need our help too. Visit the Houston Humane Society or the San Antonio Humane Society. The Houston Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has set up an animal emergency response hotline (713-861-3010) and is accepting donations on their website.