Here in Minnesota, it's been quite the celebration of Prince Rogers Nelson's life.
I've been a life-long Prince fan, with "Kiss" being the first Prince song I ever remember hearing. I saw him live at Target Center (danced like crazy), once at the Dakota with an intimate crowd of 250 people (made it to the front row!!!) and once in a booth at a Minneapolis dive bar (I passed him a note via his body guard, don't know if he read it; I cried due to pure joy/excitement anyhow). Last Thursday, I hauled my pregnant ass to the impromptu street party in front of First Avenue. Lots of tears, dancing and singing.
Some of my favorite Prince things from the weekend:
Loved these pics from last Thursday.
A look back at Prince's celebration of women.
OMG THIS IS THREE BLOCKS FROM MY HOUSE YAY!!!
Locally, radio stations are playing 24/7 Prince, and I've found myself saying "I LOVE THIS ONE! IT'S MY FAVORITE!!" to at least 70 percent of them. But this one is actually my favorite (I think?). And for whatever reason, when I'm having a bad day, this one always calms me down and puts a smile on my face. Can't explain it, just have a listen.
I know there's some people who never really "got" Prince. But for the rest of us, it's been an emotional few days. We'll miss you, Purple Yoda.
I could go on forever with the Prince stuff, but I'll spare you, so how about these Renaissance babies who can't even.
Do you eat lunch at your desk? Hmm.... maybe you shouldn't.
This simple GIF makes a compelling argument for carpooling, biking or mass transit.
Disclaimer: my brother edits these Epic How To videos, but I thought this one on stopping global warming was particularly insightful.
ICYMI: Here's the 28 things that have made my pregnancy more enjoyable. I've since realized that many of these items will probably make life more enjoyable, even if you're not pregnant.
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