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poetsandwriters:

Sarah Manguso, “How to Have a Career: Advice to Young Writers,” FSG’s Work in Progress

poetsandwriters:

Sarah Manguso, “How to Have a Career: Advice to Young Writers,” FSG’s Work in Progress

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bostonwritersreview:

Summer news catch-up!View PostRichard Ford to headline Boston Book Festival Oct. 27, and other news

bostonwritersreview:

Summer news catch-up!

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Richard Ford to headline Boston Book Festival Oct. 27, and other news

smithsonianmag:

The Highest Resolution Image of Earth Ever

This composite image uses a number of swaths of the Earth’s surface taken on January 4, 2012.

Photo courtesy of NASA/NOAA/GSFC/Suomi NPP/VIIRS/Norman Kuring
Ed note: Perfect for your desktop background. Click the photo for the 8000x8000 image
h/t Gizmodo

smithsonianmag:

The Highest Resolution Image of Earth Ever

This composite image uses a number of swaths of the Earth’s surface taken on January 4, 2012.

Photo courtesy of NASA/NOAA/GSFC/Suomi NPP/VIIRS/Norman Kuring

Ed note: Perfect for your desktop background. Click the photo for the 8000x8000 image

h/t Gizmodo

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WordPress.com offers post-a-day writing topics as well as a photo post-a-week challenge.

This week’s photo challenge is to take a photo of a sunset. Ironic that I just posted a photo the other day…

Elusia and I woke up at 4:30 this morning, not on purpose. We both couldn’t sleep, each of us needlessly worrying about projects we’re working on. After a couple hours and a shower, I decided to…

You must be completely awake in the present to enjoy the tea.

Only in the awareness of the present, can your hands feel the pleasant warmth of the cup.

Only in the present, can you savor the aroma, taste the sweetness, appreciate the delicacy.

If you are ruminating about the past, or worrying about the future, you will completely miss the experience of enjoying the cup of tea.

You will look down at the cup, and the tea will be gone.

Life is like that.

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For years, I’ve tried to come up with a simple, succinct way to describe what I’ve learned three summers ago. Words failed me, but this is it. I found Thay’s words through the minimalism of tea.

This weekend is the sixth-month anniversary of being married to Elizabeth. We were married on Saturday, September 25, 2010, at the Arnold Arboretum in Boston, surrounded by a small circle of family…

brooklynmutt:

@greeneandy, Associate Editor, Rollingstone

Not sure if this is true, but it IS likely. Yes, the media DO prepare obituaries well in advance of a famous or well-known person’s death. Just in case. Gotta be prepared.

brooklynmutt:

@greeneandyAssociate Editor, Rollingstone


Not sure if this is true, but it IS likely. Yes, the media DO prepare obituaries well in advance of a famous or well-known person’s death. Just in case. Gotta be prepared.