My mum, the pilot
Hey Loons’ mother became the first lady pilot in Assam, British India, in 1961: “. . . without radios gaining permission to land was simply a case of circling the airstrip until the light at the control tower turned green.”
“I’ve added ice to my drinks, a way to quiet the burn. Only to learn that though flesh burns, bones don’t.”
How I lost my mother, found my family, recovered my identity
Betty Ann Adam recounts her experiences as a child of the “’60s Scoop” — a period which spanned 30 years in Canada — where Indigenous children were removed from their families in a government-sanctioned bid to “remove the Indian from the child.”
MCNY Blog: New York Stories
At the Museum of the City of New York’s blog, you’ll find sneak peeks of the museum’s collections, which include nearly a million prints, photographs, drawings, manuscripts, costumes, textiles, paintings, sculpture, and more.
Sarah reflects on a complicated history she refuses to repeat. “I can tell you that I loved my grandmother deeply, and yet most of the tears I’ve shed over her death were for myself, because I wished that she were different.”
From a poem by Michelle Leavitt:
“and the old movies
playing behind our eyes
women checking, checking
checking someone else’s moods
as if that will help”
Wish to Dish
Rosie’s long-term goal is to become a chef or work at a catering company. In the meantime, we get to follow her mouth-watering food exploits at Wish to Dish.
Revel in the color, shadow, and line of the landmarks and cityscapes that Tabitha documents in her sketchbook.
Let There Be Light (and Water)!
Kate Rattray made her colorful bird bath using wire frame, fossils, and glass and ceramic tile. It’s so beautiful — and it looks like magic.
Ellie on the Appalachian Trail
Follow the adventures of Derrick, Bekah, and 12-month-old baby Ellie as the family traverses all 2,185 miles of the Appalachian Trail.
How to Disappear
For Alex DiFrancesco, coming out as transgender — even to themself — wasn’t possible without first disappearing.
Recipes, Reviews, and Edible Photography: Eater’s Manifesto
Eater’s Manifesto is a feast for the eyes and the soul.
Why Chefs Wear White (and Sometimes Color Too)
How did modern chefs come to wear white jackets and 12-inch-tall “toques”? It all started with Marie-Antonin Carême and Auguste Escoffier.
The official site of Margaret Atwood: poet, novelist, children’s author, and (surprise!) cartoonist. Browse Margaret’s cartoons, read interviews, and learn about her work supporting green interests.
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