Krista Stevens
I'm a runner, reader, writer, and editor.
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  1. Lake Ransom

    “Sometimes, music can communicate in a space uninhabitable by even the most wildly ambitious words,” writes John at Windstrewn. “Lake Ransom” is his latest piece: an original, ambient musical composition.

    Music
  2. The Arrow

    Haiku and photography by Melinda Green Harvey: Don’t be fooled by that / arrow: everything that counts / is on the other side.

    Photography
    Photo by Melinda Green Harvey
  3. Science Friday

    Science Friday is more than a weekly radio program dedicated to all things science — it’s “brain fun, for curious people.”

    Education
    Photo by Global Panorama CC BY-SA 2.0)
  4. Art
  5. Photo Essay
    Photo by Lignum Draco
  6. Art
    By Tez
  7. breaking the surface

    Tenille Campbell recognized burnout and then did something about it: “But slowly, slowly, I felt like I couldn’t breathe. I couldn’t feel the joy. I couldn’t feel the passion. I felt… grey. Nothing. Absent.”

    Commentary
    Photo by Tenille Campbell
  8. A Porker of a Personal Best!

    Ashley Rae recounts landing the big one — a personal best carp on Lake Ontario: “One wrong move and this fish could be gone.”

    Sports
  9. New Cookbook Preview from Smitten Kitchen

    “These are the recipes for the food that makes us happy.” Deb Perelman at Smitten Kitchen shares a recipe for Cacio e Pepe Potatoes Anna and talks about her new cookbook, Smitten Kitchen Every Day: Triumphant and Unfussy New Favorites.

    Authors
  10. The Art of Jumping

    Joseph Lyttleton describes New York City: “It’s impatient and unkind, expensive and exclusive, unimpressed by anything you’ve ever done. The city doesn’t need you or want you, thank you very much; although, it’ll gladly have another meal.”

    Commentary
  11. Mother’s Day Strike

    Alexis Kanda-Olmstead advocates for a Mother’s Day Strike: “We don’t labor on Labor Day, so why should we mother on Mother’s Day?”

    Family
  12. Who Says Sorry

    Poetry by Rebecca Hazelton: The habit of sealing up sweetness, / of saving but never / tasting, isn’t lost / when the drones disperse, / and the queen is / left to starve.

    Poetry
    Photo by A.J. Cann
  13. Cancer in Canada

    Canadians’ odds of getting sick or dying depend surprisingly on where they live. Check out the National Post’s interactive map to learn more about cancer in Canada.

    Data
  14. The Winter Almost Broke Me; the Spring May Not Be Long Enough

    Evelyn Shoop on postpartum depression: “I need to have somewhere to come to remember how deep and raw the wound of postpartum depression felt, so that it can hopefully, maybe, allow me to approach others with deep compassion even when the memories fade.”

    Family
  15. Art
    Art by Bridget Beth Collins.