Thought-provoking op-ed by Jonathan Safran Foer: How Not To Be Alone;
The Gift of Siblings (love you, Em);
On habit & routine: How We Spend Our Days Is How We Spend Our Lives.
P.S. I have successfully kept my houseplants alive (and thriving) for three months now. The trick? Only watering when I remember, which for me, means once every week or so.