Krista Stevens
I'm a runner, reader, writer, and editor.
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  1. Researchers in the World

    Follow Yannick and Orsi as they travel around the world learning about new countries and cultures through science.

    Photography
  2. Salt & Lavender

    At Salt & Lavender, it’s all about easy recipes using fresh ingredients, made from scratch.

    Cooking
  3. Microfiction Monday: 63rd Edition

    Among this collection at Microfiction Monday Magazine, a snippet of micro fiction by Digby Beaumont: “He loses things: A pair of paisley socks, computer files, his job at Panasonic, the desire to sing the old songs, his trust in the goodness of others.”

    Fiction
  4. Art
    By Jane Hannah
  5. Overcoming Fear: Readers Respond

    Readers share their insight and wisdom on handling failure and rejection when making art.

    Inspiration
  6. A Blogger’s Voice

    Through her blog, Ann Coleman has learned how to reject her inner critic and speak her mind, not only in her posts, but also in person. “My blog has brought me many gifts, but that is by far the one I appreciate the most.”

    Inspiration
  7. The era of blind faith in big data must end

    Longtime WordPress.com blogger Cathy O’Neil advocates for morality in algorithms in her new TED Talk, “The era of blind faith in big data must end.”

    Academia
  8. “I used to drink. I used to drink quite a bit. Apparently that was the fun me, or so I’m told. If it was so fun, I wonder why I had to stop?”

    Personal Musings
  9. “Stories are the reason we ever made it this far — as individuals, and as a species. Stories are powerful, like thunder and lightning.”

    Commentary
  10. Inside the Mind of a Gender Creative Boy

    Lori Duron’s 10-year-old gender creative son: “I’m a boy who likes girl stuff. I don’t even like calling it girl stuff and boy stuff. There shouldn’t be girl stuff and boy stuff; it’s all just stuff.”

    Family
  11. Hopper’s “Automat”

    In a guest post at Open Thought Vortex, Janet McCann invites us to inhabit Edward Hopper’s 1927 painting Automat:
     
    “Live in, liven this picture.
    Strike a match. Light up.”

    Art
    By Edward Hopper
  12. In the Seven Sleepers’ Den

    Can’t sleep? Have a fever? According to medieval texts, one need only invoke the names of the “Seven Sleepers of Ephesus” to find sweet relief.

    History
    Ælfwine’s Prayerbook
  13. Blanched Asparagus and Crispy Parma Ham with a Rocket Pesto

    Wish to Dish’s sassy take on “ham and eggs” will leave you swooning for more.

    Cooking
  14. Exploration
  15. World Vision: No Child For Sale

    World Vision’s “No Child For Sale” campaign aims to educate Canadian consumers about child labor being used within the supply chain.

    Education