of interest this week: 13 March 2016

I’m still on the mend, slowly but surely. Some days are better than others. The good news is that even while I’ve been sick, there’s been plenty of good, meaty stuff online. What it’s like to be that fat person sitting next to you on the plane. By Your Fat Friend I practice how I […]

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of interest this week: 6 March 2016

I’ve been very sick the past couple of weeks. Viral bronchitis. This is on top of the usual dysautonomia symptoms and the daily headaches. I am on the mend, though I’ve been much less active—or much more inactive, depending on how you want to look at it—than has been typical. Still, I’ve continued to read […]

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of interest this week: 21 February 2016

Yes, I still did a lot of reading about gravitational waves this week, but I wanted to give everyone else a bit of a break from the subject. So it’s mostly politics and personal development in this week’s sample, because that’s fun, too. Yeah, sometimes I worry that my humor doesn’t come across so well […]

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standing in strength (and calling bullshit)

Over the weekend I met with my monthly discussion group of Pagan-friendly seekers, but this particular meeting was far from ordinary—I mean, how often do you have to kick someone out for suggesting human sacrifice? It was a larger group this time around, with a number of new faces. We started out by going around […]

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of interest this week: 14 February 2016

Here’s some of what I was reading this past week. In truth, I read a large amount about gravitational waves and I can recommend quite a few other articles and resources on the subject if anyone’s curious. Or just do a Google search. Or go to Reddit. It’s been huge news this week, and rightly […]

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of interest this week: 7 February 2016

Here’s a brief selection of some of the online material that caught my attention this week. What articles, essays, or reports taught you something new or caused you to reflect this week? Think you can read minds? The University of Washington may prove you right By Lulu Chang ”We were trying to understand, first, how […]

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of interest this week: 31 January 2016

A brief selection of the many articles and other pieces I read this week, should anyone be curious. How one mom’s extraordinary love transforms the short lives of hospice babies By Cori Salchert Cori Salchert calls the home she shares with her husband, Mark, a “house of hope.” A former perinatal bereavement nurse with eight […]

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