Noon All Year
Rick Scully captured a photo from his cam on the farm in Tunbridge, Vermont every day at noon, for an entire year. The results are a meditation on the ever-changing beauty of the earth.
History of Ornithology
At the American Ornithological Society’s History of Ornithology, site you can explore a field of science “populated by interesting characters, adventure, intrigue and discoveries, that guided the development of many aspects of biology.”
If You Want Change to Happen, You Have to Do It Yourself
From Gillian Whitcombe at The Sewcialists: “Sewing is amazing because it’s really creative and really logical at the same time. It’s not like, ‘Why don’t I fit into this size?’ You know your body inside and out; it’s really empowering that way.”
“I try to wash away the sleepiness / from my insomnia laden eyes / pick a fresh sheet of paper / spread clean water till it sheens / like fresh snow on a sunny day / clean and load the brushes with colours…”
Dani Shapiro on her new memoir, DNA, and more
“Hundreds of thousands of people are discovering that they didn’t know significant aspects of their own identities.” On her blog, Leslie Lindsay interviews author Dani Shapiro about her memoir Inheritance.
I’ve Always Seen Myself as a Bridge, Connecting People, Knowledge, and Ideas
Faisal Saeed Al Mutar of Ideas Beyond Borders on making more resources available in Arabic: “I had this belief about the importance of removing barriers. . . . The motto of our translation project is ‘making the inaccessible accessible.’”
The Lucid Album Preview
Irish composer and musician Conor Walsh reflects on his minimalist musical style over the preview of the title track of his posthumous album, The Lucid. “I like the idea of conveying a lot through a little and conveying emotions through music without there being lyrics or a narrative.”
Learning to be the Tortoise, Not the Hare
“My identity for years was the lawyer who quit her job to eat soup. As I’ve laid in bed on and off since 2017, I’ve watched the travel industry and my fellow writers move on with their lives. Mine feels very stuck.” Jodi Ettenberg, founder of Legal Nomads, muses on grief, healing, and her CSF leak.
Mark Alan Anderson’s “quick impression” of the sky makes quite the impression on the viewer, wouldn’t you agree?
I’m Not the Hero. I’m Just a Piece of This Puzzle.
“I thought, why can’t I just go on the internet and buy coffee from farmers?” In this interview with co-founder Thaleon Tremain, learn how Pachamama Coffee connects growers directly with customers in the U.S.
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