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It has been what feels like an obscenely long time since I’ve blogged. In the meantime, my book had its birthday and we had ten days’ worth of houseguests, and then I went to Seoul to participate in the Rotary…

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Welcome to Brain Flotsam, the weekly digest of things I read, saw, or otherwise encountered that made my week more interesting. This week I saw five friends in person and got to interact with so many more in real time….

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Welcome to brain flotsam, the weekly column where I tell you about some stuff I read, saw, or otherwise encountered. A woman down the street from us waves with both arms when she sees us walking the dog. I like…

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Welcome back to Brain Flotsam, the weekly feature that touches on things I heard, read, and saw that made me go Hmmmm. Here’s what I encountered this week! A tour of the British Isles in accents! I haven’t vetted this…

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Welcome back to the weekly digest of things I saw, heard, or encountered this week that I thought you might like, too! Check this awesome museum out: It’s the museum of endangered sound. Yes, sounds like the fax shriek, the…

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Stuff I read, saw, or encountered over the last week: This pretty important, and revealing, post from author Wendy J. Fox on how many books she’s actually sold. (h/t Jen Dawn Brody) These great photos from Ellis Island, ca 1900,…

Brain Flotsam

Here are some things I read or saw this week that I really loved. First, some people playing Adéle’s “Hello” on a surfboard. (Thanks to Audrey for the tip-off.) I love so much about this: the way the guy on the…