There Ain’t No Cure for the Summertime Blues

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(The title for this post comes from this song by Eddie Cochran, which was also covered by Blue Cheer and The Who, among others.) Seasonal Affective Disorder, aka “SAD” (it doesn’t work out so perfectly on other languages, though) is generally thought of as the blues that hit people in winter, when it’s cold and […]

Resilience: Artwork and Inspiration

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The 23rd International Aids (Virtual) Conference commissioned an artwork series entitled “Profiles in Resilience“, which you can see on their website. This piece in particular stood out for me, both because of the image and the quote from Erika Castellanos, Director of Programmes at Global Action for Trans Equality (GATE): “For me, resilience is not […]

Shower Thoughts—Captured!

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It’s a bit of a popular joke that we humans have our best ideas in the shower, where it’s impossible to write them down. There are multiple blogs that are based on sharing thoughts from the shower (varying from mildly amusing to quite insightful). And it has a basis in reality—when we’re in the shower, […]

One Nice Thing: The Digital Library of the Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica

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The Embassy of the Free Mind, aka the House with the Heads, houses the Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica, an Amsterdam museum and library, “a place where you can find wisdom from all over the world, where images and texts will tell you centuries-old stories created by free thinkers.” They are in the process of digitizing their […]

One Nice Thing: San Francisco by Starlight

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I’ve lived here since 1985, and I’ve never seen it this clear. Enjoy!


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