Friday Open Thread (with increments)Dear Friends, Much of my life I’ve been haunted by one of Zeno’s paradoxes: the observation that before one reaches a destination, one must reac…
Friday Open Thread (with Names and Naming)Dear Friends, Stu and I have been making a habit of going on one long walk a day together, and as spring pushes its way out of bare branches and…
Friday Open Thread (with Change)Dear Friends, It’s spring in Ottawa, and that means cycles of freezing and thawing, and I’ve been living that, a little. I’m so sorry to have mi…
Friday Open Thread (with Alarms)Dear Friends, Last night, for the first time all week, I managed to get to bed by 10:45, intending to enjoy reading some of Arkady Martine’s won…
Friday Open Thread (with Rituals)Dear Friends, Thanks to WandaVision Stu and I have settled into a weekly ritual that feels drawn from the Beforetimes: on Fridays I finish work …
Friday Open Thread (with Recommendations)Dear Friends, It’s been a bit of a strange week. Mercury’s in retrograde; miscommunications and crosstalk land with more heaviness and consequen…
Friday Open Thread (with Travel & Cities)Dear Friends, I purchased this book weeks ago, after being excited about it for further months, and was delighted to receive it today: Kathleen …
Friday Open Thread (with Art & Artists)Dear Friends, In some ways this week has been very difficult, and in others it has been very extraordinary, and the reason for the latter is art…
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