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The Pop Five

May 24, 2013


This was a tough news week. I’m so sad for Oklahomans. The story of the path of devastation hit very close to home. My parents met and married in OKC and we have family there. I hope the town of Moore and the surrounding areas can begin the long process of healing and starting over. Here’s to a weekend of remembering to hold your loved ones tight and taking a moment to appreciate just how fleeting and precious life actually is.


They don’t make ‘em like George Plimpton anymore! This looks so good.


I barely passed Economics 101 in college. My professor stumped me on day one with his explainer of the theory that “There’s no such thing as a free lunch.” So, this piece about black market drug trade is both fascinating and baffling to me.

Image: Courtesy of David McNew/Getty Images


Isn’t this photo series on abandoned farmhouses stunning?

Image: © Niki Feijen


I can get behind the Donald Miller Storyline.

Image: Courtesy of Laura Dart


I’ve recently added salads into our weeknight meal repertoire. I’m not talking about the iceberg and mushy tomato piles of water I was accustomed to in the Midwest, but hearty greens that actually fill you up. I made this on Monday night. So good!

Image: Courtesy of Con Poulous