It’s not a hot take to say that 2020 was a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year. Globally, nationally, regionally, for many personally. There are some slivers of hope – the vaccines, the US election – but also some signs that things won’t simply improve in 2021 – current transmissions rates in Europe, current …
“We are all caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, (…) tied into a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly affects all indirectly. We are made to live together because of the interrelated structure of reality.”Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in his last Christmas sermon 50 years ago.
Returned home and found Synchronicity by Sharon Dodua Otoo waiting for me. I’m excited!
Received a wonderful variety of books for Christmas 🎅�
NPR: A Radio Christmas Greeting
In Iceland, books are exchanged on Christmas Eve, and you spend the rest of the night reading. People generally take their books to bed along with some chocolate. How cozy and wonderful does that sound? (More fun facts: Iceland publishes more books per capita than any other country, and new books are typically published only …
Off the floor and give a shoutThere’s a lot to shout about Sufjan Stevens: Come On! Let’s Boogey to the Elf Dance! live at The Bowery Ballroom, New York 22/12/12 Merry Christmas, happy holidays, wonderful winter, lovely rest of the year.
Hey Guys! It’s Christmas Time! (Song by Sufjan Stevens, Animatic by oneoftheashkars)(Source: https://www.youtube.com/)
Kenneth Weiner at HuffPost posted advice for friends and family of people recovering from an eating disorder. I thought the advice could also be useful for people who are close to people struggling with depression, especially points 2 & 3: 2. Be mindful of the needs of your loved one during holiday gatherings. Eating-disordered patients and …
From an early age, we understood and embraced the passivity that lies at the heart of all happy television viewing. Lucy Mangan on her Christmas television childhood highs and lows | Television & radio | The Guardian