How has your week been, my writerly friends? Good news: it’s thoughty Thursday and that means tomorrow is Friday 🙂 It’s time to get your mental corn popping in time for the weekend.
Where did the blind and Black musician trope come from? Historian’s Take | PBS Origins
Tamara Dean reveals the truth about the history of abortion in America. The Guardian
Matthew Wills relates the history of policing abortion. JSTOR Daily
Pro-life vs. pro-choice: Roe vs. Wade overturned. Uncomfortable Conversations with Emmanuel Acho
Mary Yamaguchi reports that Japan’s ruling party wins big in polls in wake of Abe’s death. Associated Press
Hannah Ellis-Petersen: Sri Lankans revel in overrun presidential palace. The Guardian
Len Gillis interviews Kim Fahner about her experience with long covid. Sudbury.com
Nihilism, absurdity, and hope … online and off. Khadija Mbowe
Savanah Walsh: Constance Wu says she attempted suicide after Fresh Off the Boat tweets stoked ire. Vanity Fair
Monica Torres lists five work personality traits that are actually forms of anxiety. The Huffington Post
Clark Quinn: emotion, motivation, or … Learnlets
Harold Jarche considers intentionality in personal knowledge management (PKM).
Melissa Angell: a good night’s sleep is vital for heart health. Inc.
The Webb’s forst four (actually seven) images explained. SciShow Space
The first images of the hidden universe from the James Webb Space Telescope. NASA
Marie-Louise Gumuchian reports that primatologist Jane Goodall gets a Barbie. Reuters
Catherine Bush wants us to become Earth’s aunties. “What if … we cared for the world’s future inhabitants like aunts? As if the people-to-be and the more-than-human are not ours — because they are not.” Noema
Thanks for stopping by, and I hope you took away something to inspire a future creative project.
Until next tipsday, be well and stay safe; be kind and stay strong. The world needs your stories!