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Olympian mothers

By Kate Blackwood / August 6, 2021

This year more than ever before, elite athletes who are also moms are proving what women are capable of. I’m tapping into their energy.

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Read of the week: Olympian from a dairy farm near me

By Kate Blackwood / August 1, 2021

I can’t wait to watch Elle Purrier St. Pierre run in the Olympic 1,500 event this week. And this NY Times profile makes me eager to start running again, past my local dairy barns.

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Read of the week: The point of view of the alien

By Kate Blackwood / July 18, 2021

Astronomer Lisa Kaltenegger catalogues the clock of celestial bodies, turning the point of view back toward Earth: how might THEY find us, and what might we look like to them?

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Public House

By Kate Blackwood / July 15, 2021

The medieval origin of the British pub – the “public house” – meets modern day parental day-drinking.

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