Krista Stevens
I'm a runner, reader, writer, and editor.
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  1. Street Art in Silves

    Photographer Jo takes on us on a photowalk of Silves, Portugal, to see delightfully decorated electrical cable boxes.

    Art
    Photo by Jo
  2. Celebrating Diversity, Form, and Voice: National Poetry Month

    Because we can never get enough poetry.

    Art
    Visual Poem by Katy Telling via Soft Cartel.
  3. Continuous Line and Wire Drawings

    Karl Jeffery’s beautiful drawing “Five Dancing Ladies” was created with a single, continuous line.

    Art
    By Karl Jeffery
  4. Sejal A. Shah on neurodiversity: “They say creativity arises in part from brain chemistry. Living with manic depressive illness has shaped me, created the contours of my adult life. I don’t tell everyone, but I am telling more.”

    Essay
  5. How to judge your work

    Danny Gregory reminds us that evaluating our creative efforts requires distance. “The time to judge your work is after the clang of battle has died down, the dust of hooves has settled. Only then can you see what you have done. And if it is good.”

    Art
  6. Possibilities

    Blogger Cate finds inspiration in Paul Kalanithi’s book, When Breath Becomes Air: “Kalanithi’s story had lifted me from my own, which has recently featured a kind of enervated fretfulness, circular and deadening, a not-quite-worry that breeds insomnia…I read this dead man’s book, and I slept.

    Personal Musings
  7. “In a real way, the trauma wiped the slate clean for me mentally. And that’s when I started the process of teaching myself to take myself seriously. By extension, I could start to take other black women seriously.” –Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom

    Interviews
  8. Photography
    Andrew Boyle
  9. Matthew Bremner: Journalist

    From Vice to Men’s Journal and more, read the work of Scottish journalist Matthew Bremner at his personal site.

    Journalism
  10. Getting the Most out of our Business Concierge Service

    Learn how to get the most out of one-to-one support at your Business Concierge sessions.

    Education
    Photo by Christina Morillo from Pexels.
  11. Book sniffing note: Slanguage, by Bernard Share

    At Sesquiotica, James Harbeck revels in the memories of the scents of his books: “The way books smell matters.”

    Books
  12. As we grow old

    A beautiful poem on aging and and wisdom by Senator Murray Sinclair, former chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: As we grow old / the ground we walk on / rises up / so that, / as each of those few moments / left to us / pass by…

    Poetry
  13. Art
  14. The Ugly History of Beautiful Things: Pearls

    Born from irritation and intrusion, luminous and complex, surprisingly durable: pearls are rich with symbolism and saturated with pain.

    Essay
    Illustration by Jacob Stead
  15. No Tokens

    No Tokens is a journal celebrating work that is felt in the spine.” Run entirely by women and non-binary individuals, No Tokens is dedicated to featuring the words and artwork of all voices of the past, present, and future.

    Writing