1. Have you thought about giving up Amazon Prime? We did, about a year ago, and wow does your ordering from Amazon decrease (that was the goal). Turns out that the “last mile” of Prime deliveries is all contracted for Amazon, which means it’s fraught with worker abuse, accidents, and a lack of regulations–and Amazon can claim zero responsibility. (Seriously. Stop giving this company your money.)

2. The soundtrack to “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” has been reissued on glow-in-the-dark vinyl. This is not a drill (this is also the first time the soundtrack has been available on vinyl).

3. Friday motivation from Lisa Congdon (go see her tonight at West Elm!):