I have so many goodies for you today. So sorry it’s been a while, life can really get ahead of you, ya know?!
I hope you’re all doing well and had a splendid fall. Does anyone else feel like it was far too brief? I need more “chill” and less “freeze”, if you know what I mean.
Happy Humpday, we’re halfway there!
What is Miljøkajakken ?? (One of Copenhagen's smartest initiatives, that's what!)
Growing up I hated gym class. I felt like a failure because running is and always has been a painful endeavor for me. It wasn't until I was an adult that I recognized my strength is, literally, my strength. This article struck a chord with me. How would my relationship with exercise be different as an adult if I hadn't dreaded gym class so much as a kid?
The cowboy cartographer who lovingly detailed a place's dogs.
Izzy Wheels, a company founded by two sisters to empower those bound to wheelchairs, has the greatest business model.
How to stay positive and productive, as told by photographer extraordinaire Jeff Mindell.
I am newly intrigued by the idea of moonlists.
These tiny embroidered scenes by Vera Shimunia have me swooning. Those clouds! <3
A lost narwhal has been adopted….by a pod of belugas.
These towns are worth visiting for their adventures, and their bookstores.
Looks like I’ll be adding the country of Georgia to my list of places to visit!
How (and why) to listen to a tree.
“Not always useful, but not altogether useless” is the mantra behind Chindōgu, a Japanese art form I’m a little obsessed with currently.
The double standard of work email exclamation points. (!)
This artist creates maps of Argentinean landscapes through hand-tufted rugs and they. are. GORGEOUS.
How skim-reading is inferior to READING.
A stunning 3-D street mural in Santarcangelo.
Way to go Austin! The city has now passed legislation that bans restaurants from throwing away food that can be donated or composted.
This baby may become the youngest person to travel to all 50 states. I’m jealous!
An opinionated (but correct) rant about flannel.
An illustrated field guide to the art, science, and joy of tea.
Maps and books, two of my favorite things!
How a groundbreaking female cartographer (go girl!) charted the evolution of the United States….and the subsequent dispossession of Native Peoples from their lands. Keep this in mind when you carve into your Thanksgiving turkey.
Newly discovered! The largest cluster of deep-sea octopuses ever found. So. Cool.