It’s time again to get the mental corn popping. In a small way.
I think I’ve figured out why my Thoughty Thursday curations have been suffering of late. 2017 has simply been an exhausting year. Though as a Canadian, I haven’t been in the thick of it, the madness is there, every day. It’s in the news, in the posts of friends and writers I follow, it’s EVERYWHERE.
There’s no escaping it.
And so I find myself shutting down. I don’t want to engage in all the sturm und drang. It makes my heart hurt. But it’s all important stuff. A lot of it needs to be shared. But I get selective. Because exhausted.
I seriously hope 2018 is a little lighter on the soul.
Salma Hayek: Harvey Weinstein is my monster, too. The New York Times
Courtney E. Martin: this isn’t about bad apples; It’s about our broken sexual culture. On Being
Why are America’s farmers killing themselves in record numbers? Debbie Weingarten for The Guardian.
The Boston Globe takes a hard look at its city. Boston. Racism. Image. Reality.
Christen Reighter: I don’t want children—stop telling me I’ll change my mind. TED Talks
Be well until the weekend.