“We abuse time, make it our enemy. We try to contain and control it, or, at the very least, outrun it. Your new-model, even faster phone; your finger on the “Close” button in the elevator; your same-day delivery.”
Motherhood and Waiting: An Essay Series at Motherwell
Dive into “Motherhood and Waiting,” a series of essays from Motherwell.
Poets and Borders
What does it mean to live on or cross the border? What does it mean to be a citizen? Are there borders beyond those that are geographic? At Poetry International, a magazine at San Diego State University, poets from around the world share their thoughts on borders.
The Bucket Drummer
From a poem by musician Thomas Brett:
“but the thing about the beat
that cuts through consciousness
is its sameness
which reminds you how here you are too
walking by this corner again”
Revisiting the Shadow Syllabus: An Education Must-Read by Sonya Huber
Read Sonya Huber’s “Shadow Syllabus,” a standout post on education from 2014.
Well, Hello There: Set a Welcome Message on Your Site
Introduce yourself — or your business — with a welcome message on your front page.
“Brave and Reckless” Advice: Five Tips for New Bloggers from Christine Ray
Practical advice from new blogger Christine Ray on growing your site and audience.
The Most Beautiful Thing I’ve Ever Seen
“They both came in close, singing into each other’s invisible microphones. Then, they spread their arms wide as the last verse died, their pot bellies kissing for the first and last time.” Writer Benjamin Davis and artist Nikita Klimov share a story, set some years ago in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
I Did My Hair in Case Matt Damon Showed Up to My Lumpectomy
“I looked pretty, I thought, pretty enough for surgery and possibly Matt Damon.” Sara Dorner, a mother of two, was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. Here, she reflects on her diagnosis with a bit of humor.
Star Wars, Illustrated: The Fantastic Art of Jenny Dolfen
Fan artist Jenny Dolfen illustrates the new generation of Star Wars characters.
A Work of Art: The Sweet Site of Van Goh Cakes
A look at the sweet site of Van Goh Cakes, a cake business in Melbourne, Australia.
Falling Half in Love with Strangers: What’s the Word for That?
Blogger Quinn reflects on a past encounter with a stranger in Vienna, Austria.
Exploring #Vanlife and Writing About Social Media Celebrities
A Q&A with Rachel Monroe, who wrote about nomads in a vintage Volkswagen: “The idea of incorporating longer stints of rootlessness, even if there is a home base to come back to, is something that appeals to both professional vanlifers and people who are watching the trend from afar.”
The Art of Featured Images: Visualizing the Flash Fiction at Just Punch the Clock
Explore the flash fiction and stylized featured images at Just Punch the Clock.
Cheri Lucas Rowlands
Not to be fed after midnight.Filter