Letters To Summer

Two friends sharing the things they're reading, watching, listening to, and enjoying. In your inbox every other Thursday.

Letter 49 →

October 22, 2020

Our thoughts on learning, two video games we've been loving lately, a way to learn art online, and a book Summer reviewed.

Letter 48 →

October 08, 2020

Our thoughts on process, a sweet treat, an app that makes learning fun, a show that deserves a second season, and some really cute tech stuff.

Letter 47 →

September 24, 2020

Our thoughts on fall, some childhood classics, a print sale, an interview with an artist, and a game to play with friends.

Letter 46 →

September 10, 2020

Our thoughts on priorities, a book "for adults," an alternative to Inktober, a Judy Garland movie, and a tip for feeling less bad about work.

Letter 45 →

August 27, 2020

Our thoughts on distraction, a show that's making Summer laugh, more Animal Crossing stuff (of course), another Sealey Challenge favorite, and some yummy tea.

Letter 44 →

August 13, 2020

Our thoughts on burnout, Summer's Sealey Challenge favorite, an Armenian candy shop, and two things to watch that will make you yearn.

Letter 43 →

July 30, 2020

Our thoughts on community, watching shows with our friends, Palestinian cooking, and voting.

Letter 42 →

July 16, 2020

Our thoughts on change, a favorite poet, an anti-racist newsletter, cute stationery, and reusable face masks.

Letter 41 →

July 02, 2020

Our thoughts on uncertainty, a Ryan Murphy show (we know), a sad girl album, seasonal fruits, and zines for quarantine.

Letter 40 →

June 18, 2020

A ridiculously great movie, a comforting anime, an essay about video games, and self care tip.

Letter 39 →

June 04, 2020

Black Lives Matter. Here are some some things you can do today to help support the protestors and organizations that are calling for change.

Letter 38 →

May 21, 2020

Our thoughts on video games, a show for comfort viewing, a small task to feel less bad, a new album we love, and a hopeful book.

Letter 37 →

May 07, 2020

Our thoughts on nostalgia, an immersive poetry collection, interviews with creative people, a new Netflix show we love, and an Animal Crossing companion app.

Letter 36 →

April 23, 2020

Our thoughts on quarantine, a fun movie, a stunning poetry collection, and a newsletter about nature.

Letter 35 →

March 26, 2020

Things to do to feel less weird and bad right now, and ways you can help other people who are feeling weird and bad right now.

Letter 34 →

March 12, 2020

Our thoughts on patience, poems about Pokemon, an Instagram tip, a podcast about theme parks, and a lovely newsletter.

Letter 33 →

February 27, 2020

Our thoughts on slowing down, an interview about food, a quick tech tip, a beautiful movie, and an equally beautiful book.

Letter 32 →

February 13, 2020

Our thoughts on goals, two great movies, a beautiful new app, and a newsletter for creative people.

Letter 31 →

January 30, 2020

Our thoughts on social media, two things to read, and two things to watch.

Letter 30 →

January 16, 2020

Our thoughts on procrastination, a perfect movie, pastel stuff, a thoughtful podcast, and your new work soundtrack.

Letter 29 →

January 02, 2020

Our thoughts on gratitude, new movies, the book that destroyed Jillian, and a documentary about Antarctica.

Letter 28 →

December 19, 2019

Ten of our favorite recommendations of 2019.

Letter 27 →

December 05, 2019

Our thoughts on letting go, a newsletter for self care, good writing from friends, and a guide to goal-setting.

Letter 26 →

November 21, 2019

🎉 Our 1st birthday, and a long, fun chat about Pokemon.

Letter 25 →

November 07, 2019

Our thoughts on coziness, plus two podcasts we love and two things to watch.

Letter 24 →

October 24, 2019

Our thoughts on routines, a movie that Summer is still processing, a book about working and not-working, a cake recipe, and your new all-in-one workspace.

Letter 23 →

October 10, 2019

Our thoughts on renewal, music to spiral to, a cozy podcast about science, an essay to return to over and over, and an article about newsletters.

Letter 22 →

September 12, 2019

A very powerful poetry collection, a festival for creative people, a concept album, and an app that will help you concentrate.

Letter 21 →

August 29, 2019

A video series about food, exploring mental health in the tech industry, the video game that has taken over Summer's life, and a good Twitter thread.

Letter 20 →

August 15, 2019

A book that made Summer lose her shit, a calming indie game, a messy, silly movie, and tie dye as stress relief.

Letter 19 →

August 01, 2019

A book that will make you cry, cute computer keyboards, a pasta recipe, and a late-night snack.

Letter 18 →

July 18, 2019

Summer's favorite film critic, music to dance to, Palestinian food, and some yummy tea.

Letter 17 →

July 04, 2019

A TV show to fall completely in love with, watching people play video games, a chapbook about fandom, and nice-looking colors.

Letter 16 →

June 20, 2019

A super long conversation between the two of us about all things Animal Crossing—our favorite versions of the game, what we’re hoping to see in New Horizons, and more.

Letter 15 →

June 06, 2019

A chocolate chip cookie recipe, a list of everything making you anxious, a live cast recording, and a movie that will make you cry and laugh a bunch.

Letter 14 →

May 23, 2019

Music to fall in love with, a calendar that doesn't fill you with a sense of dread, a kid's movie that everyone should see, a TV show that is definitely better than Game of Thrones.

Emergency Letter 1 →

May 16, 2019

We don't normally do this, but this is a special week—so here's your very first _Emergency Letter_. We've got two very important recommendations today that couldn't wait until next week's regularly scheduled newsletter.

Letter 13 →

May 09, 2019

Revisiting Hala Alyan's poetry, CBD, our queen (Lizzo), and a mood-tracking app.

Letter 12 →

April 25, 2019

A playlist that will make you happy, a bread recipe for people who are bad at baking, Arab American poetry, and lots of candles.

Letter 11 →

April 11, 2019

A video series about video game lore, a better astrology app, a trip hop duo, and a very cute grocery store.

Letter 10 →

March 28, 2019

Listening to covers, lots of podcast recommendations, and a no-bullshit astrology website.

Letter 9 →

March 14, 2019

A Palestinian music group, a journaling app for mindfulness, a Marvel movie that you should definitely see, and a big, fluffy pillow.

Letter 8 →

February 28, 2019

Just a fun TV show, meditation, a romantic comedy for your teenage self, and a recipe for lazy people.

Letter 7 →

February 14, 2019

Live music, the best summer album, comedy that will make you cry, and a newsletter that's not this one.

Letter 6 →

January 31, 2019

A video game you can enjoy forever, an app for building habits, a cool poet, and a Jenny Slate interview.

Letter 5 →

January 17, 2019

Keeping in touch with old friends, the TV show everyone is telling you to watch (they're right), a heartwrenching poetry collection, and tidying up.

Letter 4 →

January 03, 2019

The ultimate goal-tracking spreadsheet, anime for self-reflection, rules for getting your life together, and poetry that will take your breath away.

Letter 3 →

December 19, 2018

Poetry to reread over and over again, farming online with your friends, gourmet Kit Kats, and the best winter coat you will ever own.

Letter 2 →

December 07, 2018

A website about therapy, the most beautiful love poem of all time, guilty pleasure reality TV, and a podcast that will make you cry.

Letter 1 →

November 21, 2018

We are Summer and Jillian, two friends living on opposite sides of the country who like to send emails to each other. And now we're going to send emails to you!