1. Happy Juneteenth! I am ashamed to admit that until this week, I had a foggy idea that June 19th was the date of Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation. No, it was June 19th, 1865 when the news of the Civil War’s outcome and the ending of slavery in the U.S. reached the last group of enslaved people in Texas. Suddenly this phrase I’d been seeing on protest signs made a lot more sense:

(via Eiselle Ty, who has lots of info)

2. For no reason whatsoever, here’s a bit about how apples go bad and how they spoil each other.

3. And here’s a bit about what Georgia O’Keefe cooked.