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  1. 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.

    Education
    Neural Rewiring for Eating Disorder Recovery book cover, tabithafarrar.com
  2. 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.

    Cooking
  3. An Astronaut’s Guide to Self-Isolation

    Astronaut Chris Hadfield offers self-isolation advice on his WordPress site.

    Inspiration
    chrishadfield.ca
  4. Ways to Participate Online for Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary — and Take Action Every Day

    Ahead of Earth Day on April 22, browse environmental publications and get involved in digital initiatives.

    Environment
    Photo by Markus Spiske
  5. Meet the Real Hero Who Inspired Apple TV’s “Home Before Dark”

    Discover the true story of Hilde Lysiak, the young journalist who inspired a new mystery series about her life and her website.

    Inspiration
  6. DIY Easter Treat Candy Cones

    If you are stuck at home this Easter you can still celebrate by making fun Easter treats! On her blog, Home is Where the Boat is, Mary shares all sorts of information about gardening and crafts, and on this post teaches you how to make Easter candy cones that “Everybunny will love”!

    Crafts
  7. A Journal of the Plague Year

    “I have always used writing to process my experiences and ideas. As a result, it seems natural, as the pace of life slows and more of us are confined to our homes, to use words to explore the shifts that this period will bring.” Ann Morgan launches a new blog to chronicle this time of […]

    Authors
  8. Blogging in the Time of Coronavirus: A Reading List

    Writing and art in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

    Art
    "Social distancing, Florida-style." Sarasota-based artist and photographer Neil Murray publishes sketches from his "Virus Diaries" series.
  9. This is not my first rodeo

    “I know that this situation, while ‘oh this again’ for me, is probably novel and once-in-a-lifetime for you. That is, in fact, why I did the job I did for 30 years: so that shortages and lockdowns and shutdowns and uncertainty aren’t life-as-usual for you.” The writer at InBLOGnito shares learnings from years of facing […]

    Commentary
  10. Mapping 2019-nCoV

    An interactive web-based dashboard to track COVID-19 in real-time, courtesy of the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at John Hopkins University.

    Health
  11. The Unknown Virus: A Personal Story

    Larry Cuban shares a relevant personal story on getting polio in 1944: “Now as an old man, the fear I have of the coronavirus striking my family, friends, and the nation must be close to what my parents must have felt when I got polio three-quarters of a century ago.”

    Current Events
  12. Memoir Mixtapes

    Music and memory are inextricably linked, and at Memoir Mixtapes, you’ll find creative nonfiction and poetry inspired by the ways music shapes the lives of listeners.

    Culture
  13. Giving a Voice to the Voiceless: Kate on Conservation

    On World Wildlife Day, we look at how Kate Stephenson’s award-winning conservation blog led to her meeting her heroes.

    Animals
    Shamwari elephants. Courtesy of Kate on Conservation
  14. 15 Unusual Animal Friendships That Will Melt Your Heart

    This Valentine’s Day we are celebrating with a heartwarming post from the boredpanda blog proving that even the most unlikely pairs can find love.

    Animals
  15. The Map Room

    All about maps! The Map Room is a blog by Jonathan Crowe that covers everything from antique map collecting to the latest in geospatial technology.

    Commentary