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👋 Hi friends,
Welcome to the latest edition of Newley’s Notes, a weekly newsletter containing my recent Wall Street Journal stories, must-read links on tech and life, and funny dog videos.
Photo of the week, above: Out and about with Ginger here in Hong Kong.
On to this week’s NN.
Here are ten items worth your time this week:
🦠 1) Hospitals Know What’s Coming [The Atlantic]
💊 3) Amazon Launches Online Pharmacy [WSJ]
😔 4) Jan Morris, Celebrated Writer of Place and History, Is Dead at 94 – [New York Times] Sad news. I recently read and loved her 1997 book “Hong Kong.”
⚽ 6) Gio Reyna is primed for his USMNT debut. And he’s only 17. [Washington Post] Thanks, Duncle!
🧠 7) My daughter was a creative genius, and then we bought her an iPhone [Stephanie Gruner Buckley, writing at Medium]
🏠 8) Zillow Surfing Is the Escape We All Need Right Now [New York Times]
🍺 9) Waffle House Is Getting an Official Beer – and It Smells Like Bacon [Food & Wine] Thanks, Andrew!
🐕 Dog related video of the week: “A True leap of faith.” [Reddit]
📕 What I’m Reading
I’ve seen people raving online about a slim book that came out in 2017 called “How to Take Smart Notes: One Simple Technique to Boost Writing, Learning and Thinking – for Students, Academics and Nonfiction Book Writers,” and am diving in. Stay tuned.
💡 Quote of the week:
“Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way when you criticize them, you are a mile away from them and you have their shoes.” – Jack Handey
👊 Fist bump from Hong Kong,