On your to-do list this week: Be heard. First, make a plan to vote. We have advice on how to do it safely. And we also have tips on what to do when you’re being interrupted. And, to cap it off, we have a recipe for an indulgent drink.
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It’s time to make a plan to vote. If you want to vote in person, but you’re apprehensive, that’s understandable. After all, we’re still in a pandemic, people. Grace Dickinson has found 10 simple ways to make voting in person safer. Here are a few solid tips:
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Being interrupted while speaking is a lot of things: rude, annoying, disrespectful. And the presidential and vice presidential debates have brought some fresh side eye to the problem. If you’re the interrupted or the interrupter, there are ways to shut it down. Elizabeth Wellington has some useful prompts so everyone has a chance to be heard:
More cool ideas in Elizabeth’s full story.
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Need a little indulgence as the weather gets chilly? Yeah, so do we. Adam Erace recently walked us through some fall-friendly fancy imbibables. Here’s a non-alcoholic sipper (though if you want to add rum, we aren’t going to stop you) that’s somewhere between a PSL and egg nog.
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Fill a clear mug or rocks glass with crushed ice. Combine the ingredients in a shaker and dry-shake (without ice) for 1 minute. Add ice and shake for 10 seconds. Strain the cocktail into the glass. Liberally grate nutmeg over the surface of the cocktail, garnish with a cinnamon stick, and serve.
More yummy fall drinks in Adam’s full story.