1. If you’d like something to read, I found a Malcolm Gladwell article about advertising, the rise of feminism, two women copywriters, and the birth of the focus group. It’s good stuff, although if you ARE a woman copywriter who likes the Mad Men era you’ll really like it. True Colors: Hair Dye and the Hidden History of Postwar America.

2. This weekend is the Great Basin Fiber Arts Fair, held at Wheeler Farm. The alpaca ranch will be there–check out their new blog to see how you could win an alpaca mat.

3. Here’s a picture of Hemingway kicking a can, from here.