1. I found a Salinger quote (I think from “Hapworth 16, 1924”) in the blog archives that is encouraging:
“I find it magnificent how beautiful loose ends find each other in the world if one only waits with decent patience, resilience, and quite blind strength.”

2. This video from the Shelter Pet Project has been making the rounds, but it’s hilarious:

3. And in other old-but-new-to me news, I’ve discovered the Hobbit Name Generator. It’s hours of fun (and there’s an Elvish Name Generator, too!).