Personal Musings / Features Filter
  1. Is One Really the Loneliest Number? Five Bloggers on the Virtues of Solitude

    Five bloggers on the virtues of alone time, with photos from our recent “Solitude” challenge.

    Personal Musings
    A man sits alone in a church in Cremona, Italy. Photo by Marcus Puschmann at Streets of Nuremberg.
  2. “I Write Because…”: Six Bloggers on Finding Inspiration for Their Sites

    Bloggers reflect on what drives them to hit the “Publish” button time and again.

    Inspiration
  3. “I Once Had Promises to Keep”: Six Takes On the New Year

    Six bloggers navigate the transition from 2016 to 2017 with poetry, illustration, photography, and more.

    Personal Musings
  4. The Things We Wear: Four Fashion Writers on Their Favorite Pieces

    Four fashion bloggers tell stories about their favorite accessories and pieces of clothing.

    Fashion
    Photo courtesy of Jocelyn Jacobson, The Fox and Fern.
  5. A Farm Girl’s Life: On DIY, Crafts, and Finding Inspiration Everywhere

    The teenage blogger at A Farm Girl’s Life talks about her love for crafts and connecting with readers around the world.

    Crafts
    Photo (and all photos below) by Allison at A Farm Girl's Life.
  6. Perspectives on Motherhood: Change, Love, and Loss

    A collection of writing and art on motherhood.

    Motherhood
    Sketch by Doodlemum.
  7. Art, Food, and Existential Crises: The World of Banal Muffins

    An illustrated interview with artist and musician Chris Sav, the creator of the blog Banal Muffins and “boy band” Chris and the Celeriac.

    Art
    Drawing by Chris Sav