Tag Archives: Resistance

Thirty-one Recent Reads: Museums in the Time of COVID-19


Two and a half months ago, I wrote, “I’m going to live-blog the heck out of this plague.” And…then I didn’t post anything for the entire month of May. I did set a goal for the month to read an … Continue reading

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This Seems Like the Perfect Time to Report on the 2019 National Book Festival!


I’ve been trying to gather my thoughts and my reading and my images into a coherent “coronavirus blog post.” But my mind is too incoherent right now for any such thing. There will probably be MANY coronavirus blog posts. I’m … Continue reading

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March 2020 TBR


Blogging in the time of coronavirus… here’s my TBR list for this surreal month. Place to visit: LITERALLY ANYWHERE Articles to read, videos to watch, podcasts to listen to, etc.: Paid to Stay Home: Europe’s Safety Net Could Ease Toll … Continue reading

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February 2020 TBR


February 2020 TBR Place to Visit: Planet Word, once it opens! Articles to Read: Puerto Rico earthquakes imperil island’s indigenous heritage Thousands of Ancient Aboriginal Sites Probably Damaged in Australian Fires Why Nonprofit Staff Wages Are as Important as CEO … Continue reading

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January 2020 TBR


Place to visit: Ever since I first learned about the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park in middle school geography, I have wanted to visit. Over the years, it has been such a dismay to learn about the bleak outlook facing … Continue reading

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December 2019 TBR


Event to attend: I have been wanting to see the Scottish Christmas Walk Parade in Alexandria tomorrow, but I’ve been sick the last couple of days, so I’m not sure I’ll make it. Articles to Read: Unpaid Internships Are Unfair … Continue reading

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November 2019 TBR


Place to Visit: The American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial in DC. I have walked past it but have not stopped to spend time exploring. Articles to Read: Scientists Around the World Declare ‘Climate Emergency’ Italian council is flooded immediately … Continue reading

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October 2019 TBR


The month is almost over, and there are plenty of articles I’ve bookmarked to read later, some of them about a holiday that happened earlier this month (and the growing movement to transform it into a more enlightened holiday).  Place … Continue reading

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Recent Reflections and Reads: Self-Taught Art


On a whim in June, I decided I wanted to make art. It was literally an urge out of nowhere. One moment I had no thoughts whatsoever about wanting to paint or collage, and the next minute, I was very … Continue reading

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Zero-Tolerance in Twelve Objects, Part 2: The Slaughter of the Innocents


On June 15, 2018, Twitter user Brandon Horan tweeted, “When you see innocent kids being put in tents sleeping on floor after getting ripped from their parents and your response is ‘Did they come here legally?’, then we don’t have … Continue reading

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