life hack: remember to compliment people on qualities other than their looks. remind them of their kindness, thoughtfulness, and intelligence. tell them about how powerful and capable they are.
I made myself start eating salads this week. So disappointing.
"Still, there have always been celebrated female baseball players; 1930s minor league pitcher Jackie Mitchell is famous for striking out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig in succession, evoking this familiar-sounding rant from Ruth post-game:
'I don’t know what’s going to happen if they begin to let women in baseball. Of course, they will never make good. Why? Because they are too delicate. It would kill them to play ball every day.'
Christian: “Babe Ruth was an asshole. Although to be fair “play[ing] ball” to him meant guzzling hot dogs before the game and drinking heavily during the game but that would be hard on anybody. Also getting in fights with spectators and marrying a 16 year old, all part of the game back then.”