Words are my tools. I grasp the universe in sentences and paragraphs, like laying bricks. A writer’s brain—or, at least, this writer’s brain—is a warehouse of language, the sounds and shapes of words piled high, shifting and moving and filling empty spaces, pulled as from catalog drawers. When words fail …
Long before the pandemic hit, we were already a country in mourning.
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And how little everyone else has by comparison.
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How the growing popularity of women’s football in the 1930s was met with widespread efforts to keep girls off the gridiron
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The shocking immigration and refugee scandal is a symptom of a much larger disease
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The capital of Alberta leans way in to its frigid winters.
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Hundreds of stray dogs have learned to survive in the woods around the exclusion zone - mainly descendants of those left behind
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Jennifer Mendelsohn uses census records and ship manifests to put anti-immigrant hypocrisy on blast with #resistancegenealogy
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