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Plastic bin neatly stacked with colored notebooks

Read of the week: Note-taking

By Kate Blackwood / July 10, 2021

This post by magazine writer Ben Mauk has renewed my appetite for taking note of the world. And encouraged me to buy a new notebook.

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Desert city, seen from a hill

Read of the week: Heat

By Kate Blackwood / June 27, 2021

“What it comes down to is this: By cooling ourselves off, we risk cooking ourselves to death.”

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Read of the Week: In the Heights

By Kate Blackwood / June 13, 2021

While I’m still not sure I’ll see the movie this summer, this Vox article, “In the Heights, Explained” filled me in on this musical’s backstory and reminded me that 2021 comes with a full summer theater season.

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Read of the week: Fire and Water in the Believer

By Kate Blackwood / June 6, 2021

The best thing I read this week: two beautifully contrasting pieces in The Believer, summer 2021 issue

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