1. If you, like me, thought Shel Silverstein’s The Giving Tree was bullshit, this is for you: The Tree Who Set Healthy Boundaries

2. Ausitn Kleon pointed us to a Spotify playlist if you’re lucky enough to be by a (private) pool this weekend: Poolside ’86

3. I am Too Old to really get/get into vloggers but this young man listening to Nina Simone for the first time is all of us (music starts about a minute in).