Friday Five – May 29, 2020

On Saturday…. 🙂 A list of things that moved me this week. What I’m listening to: On Being Podcast: Eula Biss – Let’s Talk About Whiteness What I’m reading: White Debt by Eula Biss– This is the New York Times piece that inspired the above podcast. The Bird Watcher, That Incident and His Feelings on the Woman’s Fate – by Sarah Maslin Nir, New York Times. Why Remote Work Is So Hard—and How It Can…

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Friday Five – May 22, 2020

A list of things I’m enjoying and pondering this week… What I’m listening to: 10% Happier Podcast #247:  Weird Dreams, Family Relationships, and Collective Trauma I Dr. Mark Epstein Dr. Mark Epstein has been a guest on the 10% Happier Podcast a number of times, which is where I was introduced to his work, and I always enjoy his viewpoints. He is a Buddhist, a Harvard trained psychiatrist and has written many books. In this…

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Friday Five – May 15, 2020

This week’s Friday Five – a list of things that moved me this week. What I’m listening to: Everything is Alive podcast My friend April in Hawaii sent me this podcast this week and it is brilliant! The host interviews inanimate objects and it is hilarious, absurd, informative, thought-provoking, and oddly poetic. I found myself laughing out loud repeatedly. Episode 2 featuring Maeve the Lamppost is my favorite so far.  I think I’m enjoying it…

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Friday Five – May 8, 2020

This week’s Friday Five – a list of things that moved me this week. What I’m smiling about: Margaret Atwood tweeted me! I know, I know. I’m a dork, but it’s not every day a Canadian icon tweets you! We discussed squirrels. It was important stuff. What I’m listening to again: Oprah and Tracee Ellis Ross: Your Life in Focus A friend sent me this podcast when I was hiking in Zion in February and…

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Friday Five – May 1, 2020

Inspired by Tim Ferriss’s 5-Bullet Friday emails, I thought it would be fun to start my own weekly list, which I’ll simply call my “Friday Five,” to record and share things that are moving me in some way lately.  Since I lost my job and recently turned my blog back on, I’ve been enjoying re-reading some of my own entries from past years, which provide a snapshot in time of what I was reading, watching, listening to…

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