Weekend Confetti Vol. 36
September 11, 2021
Welcome to Weekend Confetti!
Here you will find your weekly dose of interesting and merry miscellany that you didn’t know you needed to know. I hope it adds some joy to your weekend! Cheers!
Today is the 20th anniversary of 9/11. Thoughts about how we got from there to here by the author of The Only Plane in the Sky, the collected interviews and reflections of over 500 Americans.
Read this compelling story of one family’s journey through grief.
And National Geographic has a 6-part series 9/11: One Day in America that looks powerful.
Sunday, September 12th, is National Grandparents Day! 10 Sweet Ways to Celebrate that work for young and old grandchildren alike.
Wednesday, September 15th is National Online Learning Day. Take advantage of one of these online courses and expand your knowledge!
And Friday, September 17th is Constitution Day. Head over to constitutionday.com to read the document and learn about our founding fathers.
These Zen Garden meditation patterns (for when you need to be more relaxed.)
I loved this article about The Benefit of the Dumb.
9 Things to Think About When You Are Waiting (or How to Keep Your Smartphone from Becoming Your Binky)
And perhaps MOST importantly, Krispy Kreme is introducing three fall flavors of donut…each available for ONE week only! (The cruelty!) Check out FallforGlaze here.
This week’s Kindness Intention: to observe the six moments of silence marking key moments on 9/11. Plan your own 9/11 observance with suggestions from the 9/11 Memorial & Museum.
And here is some kindness I found out in the world to make you smile at the goodness of people. There really are so many kind people in the world.
And lastly, we remember.
What is a Kindness Intention?
It is a way of keeping kindness more intentional in my own life by setting a weekly goal of kindness. And hopefully inspiring you to do something kind in your own world!
Happy Weekend, Joy Ambassadors!