On the Edge
Poet Anthony Wilson on loss and grief: “As we say, the memories ‘come flooding back.’ Whoever first said this has a lot to answer for. Sometimes they drip drip drip away at me, in the dark, not a flood at all. Other days (nights) it is a torrent.”
LOST, 10 years later
The finale of LOST aired on May 23, 2010. Artist Gerry Albert, who was (and still is) a big fan, shares an illustration of the show’s ensemble cast.
Scrapbook & Cards Today
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The Dysfunction of Food
Kim Foster’s James Beard Award-winning essay weaves together the themes of family, addiction, and fast food into a beautiful (and heartbreaking) narrative.
Tabitha Farrar on Eating Disorder Recovery
Tabitha Farrar, one of the founders of World Eating Disorders Action Day, shares her experience of blogging about recovery — and supporting others in their own journeys.Early Winter
“I want for this type of springtime but right now, the meadow has been cut down and the only way for me to accept this is to pretend we are in early winter.” In quarantine, the writer at Rarasaur reflects on her shortage of words.Doodlewash: Creating an Online Watercolor Community
How Charlie O’Shields built his own watercolor community on doodlewash.com.
On Injustice, Inequality, and Being Black in America: A Reading List
As protests continue across the U.S. — and the world — one way we can support the movement for justice, equality, and real transformative change for Black people is to take the time to read, listen, and learn more deeply about institutionalized racism in America. You’ll find recent posts by fellow creators in the WordPress.com […]Celebrating Pride at Automattic: “In a World That Wants You to Apologize or Minimize Who You Are, Don’t.”
In this first interview of our Pride Month series, a human resources wrangler talks about identity, building trust and support in the workplace, and more.So, it’s Autism Awareness Day
“I’ll always see the world in a slightly different way than most people, but I’ve figured out a system that works for me, and it gives me great strength.” For Autism Awareness Day, Justin McElroy reflects on life on the spectrum.