Splendid Sundays Volume 193

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Bridget + Rob  /  Photo: A Bryan Photo
A handful of splendid finds from around the worldwide web:

What your vacation says about you. "Those who left between 11 and 15 days unused were 6.5 percent less likely to receive a raise or bonus than those who used all their vacation days." [The New York Times]

The economics of coffee: people will pay 11-13% more for latte art. "It's a barista's job to make coffee appealing to the consumer. The chain behind them relies on baristas to communicate those things." [The Atlantic]

Scientists are crediting the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge for breakthroughs in research. "One year and more than $220 million in donations later, scientists at Johns Hopkins are claiming a major breakthrough in ALS research and are partly crediting the success to the massive influx of public interest." [The Washington Post]

8 books Warren Buffett tells millionaires to read. "He advises the would-be millionaire to become, when investing, an entrepreneur rather than a mere customer." [Inc. Magazine]

Industry news:

Blair deLaubenfels' (co-founder of Junebug Weddings) son passed away on August 14th from an accidental head injury. Christy Weber has set up a memorial fund if you'd like to support the family emotionally and financially.

Sunday Snapshot: Bridget + Rob
Photography: A Bryan Photo  /  Planning: Calder Clark  /  Floral: Blossoms Events  /  Venue: The Ford Plantation  /  Cake: Minette Rushing Custom Cakes  /  Music: Rupert's Orchestra, Sam Hill Entertainment  /  Tenting: Skyline Tent Company
See the full wedding and read their story at Snippet and Ink.

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