Thoughty Thursday: Things that made me go hmmmm on the interwebz, March 11-17, 2018

It’s time to get your mental corn popping.

Kelli Foster shares 24 essential recipes for your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. So what is St. Patrick’s Day has passed? Enjoy these Irish treats any time of the year. The Kitchn

Patti Neighmond: the heart gets younger with exercise, even if you’re middle aged. NPR

Yes, the headline is click-bait-y (and the writers did have some fun with it, I’m sure), but NASA is, in fact, planning robotic missions to Uranus and Neptune: NASA wants to probe deeper into Uranus than ever before. The Space Academy

I woke up on March 14th, Pi day, the Ides of March, and the first news that greeted me was the passing of Stephen Hawking. Another heartstring broken. Here is Cambridge University’s tribute to Stephen Hawking.

Yonette Joseph shares Stephen Hawking, in his own words. The New York Times

Benjamin Shingler reports on the troubling pattern emerging from the MMIWG in Quebec. CBC

Indigenous students learn to build tiny houses, from start to finish. Jules Knox for Global News.

Caris Cruz writes about Yggdrasil, the Norse world tree. Tales by Trees

And now, a feel-good story: a dream workshop with the New York City Ballet. Upworthy


I hope something in this small selection inspired you to create.

Be well until the weekend.


Thoughty Thursday: Things that made me go hmmmm on the interwebz, March 13-19, 2016

Short on the thoughty this week (again).

Since this past week included St. Patrick’s Day, Quirk Books decided to share three magical Irish creatures cooler than Leprechauns.

On St. Patrick’s Day, I went to see a new local Celtic folk band, Fagroongala. Here’s the interview from CBC’s Morning North. They were awesome, by the way 😉

Creativity requires time.


Cree mythology is written in the stars. CBC’s Unreserved.

Rob O’Flanagan takes grief for a walk in the woods. Guelph Today.

Do fame and material success make you happy? Think for yourself.


The #IStandUp #WomenNotObjects campaign highlights the harm done to society by objectifying women.


Apparently, burning NH4Cr2O7 and HgSCN opens a portal to hell . . .


Hope you’ve been inspired. See you Saturday!

Thoughty Thursday