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Have a great weekend.

It’s been a humid week here in Austin, and I’ve been playing catch up post-beach, but otherwise, a rather typical week around here. How about you?

• To my surprise zero percent, studies show homework has no benefit on elementary-age children.

• As if I didn’t already love the owner of Chobani for his selfless giving to refugees, this makes me want to buy his yogurt forever.

• Here’s good historical fiction for ages 9-18.

Candles for book lovers!

• A guy I know made this fantastic short documentary on Bono + Eugene Peterson talking about the Psalms. Fantastic.

Upstream Field Guide is half-off for a few more days in the Ultimate Bundle sale.

• Love this reminder to take photos of the two of us. Kids are cute, but we matter, too.

Four men, four different incomes—fascinating. I have thoughts that might turn into a blog post.

• And finally, Stephen Mason (Jars of Clay) on where you’re supposed to be. Lovely.

About that bundle sale…. You already know it includes Upstream. Did you know it also includes Grove Collaborative (formerly ePantry), that deal I mentioned a few months ago? If you’re already a Grove user, the bundle includes free VIP access for another year (I’m stoked about that!).

Mrs. Meyers at Grove Collaborative

If you haven’t yet tried it, for new users you get Mrs. Meyer’s Dish Soap, Mrs. Meyer’s Multi Surface Spray, Grove Collaborative Spray Bottle, and Grove Collaborative Scrubber Sponges when you make your first purchase of $20 or more—plus 60 days of free VIP access, which means free shipping.

I use Grove every month for lots of our natural goods—toothpaste, deodorant, Moroccan argan oil (for my face and neck), vitamins and probiotics, castile soap, and cleaning stuff like dishwasher tabs and laundry soap (I go for Mrs. Meyers for the smell alone). This month I’m also stocking up on soy candles (Grove’s are the best!) and lip balm for teacher gifts.

Anyway, if you want to try out Grove—or get another year of VIP access—the bundle sale is worth that, too.

Have a great weekend!

“In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.” -Margaret Atwood

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