Link-Up

Link-Up

Using the below keywords for loose inspiration, I’m sharing a little bit of everything I’ve come across and liked, bookmarked, saved, or added to a wishlist. Hopefully it gives you something to like, link, read, make, or get for your own.


LOOK
Autumn splendor. Bosque del Apache by Robert Dunn. Also, it’s Wildlife Refuge Week.

LISTEN
My History Can Beat Up Your Politics. A podcast that uses history to elevate the discussion of today’s politics, with Bruce Carlson.

LAUGH
Sweet kitty snugs.

CREATE
Change. Almost Like Praying. Help ongoing relief efforts in Puerto Rico.

READ
Rex Tillerson At The Breaking Point. By Dexter Filkins for The New Yorker.
Here’s How Breitbart And Milo Smuggled Nazi and White Nationalist Ideas Into The Mainstream. By Joseph Bernstein for Buzzfeed.

RESTORE
iNaturalist. Sign up, share observations, connect with the natural world.

CRAVE
Six Of One: Blackwing by DeAnna Zankich. The start of a promising paranormal fantasy series steeped in magic, with natural & supernatural forces.


Please feel free to comment with your own recs and/or if any links are broken.

Link-Up

Link-Up

Using the below keywords for loose inspiration, I’m sharing a little bit of everything I’ve come across and liked, bookmarked, saved, or added to a wishlist. Hopefully it gives you something to like, link, read, make, or get for your own.


LOOK
New York 1911. Filmed by cameramen with Svenska Biografteatern. Restored by the MoMA.

LISTEN
The Last Podcast on the Left. Dig into those archives. By Ben Kissel, Henry Zebrowski, and Marcus Parks.

LAUGH
Champions of Migard! TableTop with Wil Wheaton (but really, watch them all).

CREATE
Change. Liberation Library: donate books for incarcerated children via their wishlist.

READ
The Scalp From Sand Creek: Does returning artefacts help to heal the scars of conquest. By Chip Colwell for AEON Magazine.

RESTORE
First gay couple featured on Dodger Stadium’s Kiss Cam.

CRAVE
Dawn Chorus app created by Carnegie Museum of Natural History & The Studio. Wake to gentle bird songs. Nice.


Please feel free to comment with your own recs and/or if any links are broken.

Link-Up

Link-Up

Using the below keywords for loose inspiration, I’m sharing a little bit of everything I’ve come across and liked, bookmarked, saved, or added to a wishlist. Hopefully it gives you something to like, link, read, make, or get for your own.


LOOK
Old Faithful webcam, Yellowstone National Park. Please stand up for #ProtectOurParks.

LISTEN
Thinking & Friendship in Dark Times: Hannah Arendt for Now. From On Being–Krista Tippett in conservation with guest Lyndsey Stonebridge.

LAUGH
Point, Counterpoint: Wonder Woman. From Late Night with Seth Meyers, with Ally & Amber.

CREATE
Change. Support The Human Utility. Help turn the water back on for people in Detroit and Baltimore. Also @humanutility.

READ
Adam West Saved Batman. And me. By Glen Weldon for NPR.

RESTORE
Man rescues a moose. From The Dodo.

CRAVE
30 Days of YA LGBTQ reading. From the NYPL.


Please feel free to comment with your own recs and/or if any links are broken.

Link-Up

Link-Up

Using the below keywords for loose inspiration, I’m sharing a little bit of everything I’ve come across and liked, bookmarked, saved, or added to a wishlist. Hopefully it gives you something to like, link, read, make, or get for your own.


LOOK
Rachel Carson: She set out to save a species… us. An American Experience film, PBS.

LISTEN
Hold by Vera Blue.

LAUGH
Get a puppy, they said.

CREATE
Recycle/reuse eggshells as cute, wee pots for growing seeds.

READ
How the Trump-Russia Data Machine Games Google to Fool Americans. By Roger Sollenberger for Paste Magazine.

RESTORE
How Falconry Turned One Man’s Life Right-Side Up. By Scott Weidensaul & Greg Kahn for Audubon.

CRAVE
Next time you’re in NYC (or Philly): Big Gay Ice Cream (or take a special trip just to get some!).


Please feel free to comment with your own recs and/or if any links are broken.

Link-Up

Link-Up

Using the below keywords for loose inspiration, I’m sharing a little bit of everything I’ve come across and liked, bookmarked, saved, or added to a wishlist. Hopefully it gives you something to like, link, read, make, or get for your own.


LOOK
The Keepers. A skillfully wrought & wrenching, multilayered documentary that begins with the unsolved case of a nun’s murder and goes to places darker, and deeper. On Netflix.

LISTEN
You Must Remember This podcast. About the secret and/or forgotten histories of Hollywood’s first century.

LAUGH
Adorbs baby hippo Fiona discovers bubbles. And isn’t sure about them. From the Cincinnati Zoo.

CREATE
Change. Buy this bracelet, fund the removal of garbage from our oceans. By 4ocean.

READ
Stanley Greene, a war photographer who stayed when others left. By Jon Lee Anderson for The New Yorker.

RESTORE
Full cloud inversion at the Grand Canyon. Filmed as part of the skyglowproject.

CRAVE
Season Four of Hannibal. Ugh, just please make it already. <3


Please feel free to comment with your own recs and/or if any links are broken.

Link-Up

Link-Up

Using the below keywords for loose inspiration, I’m sharing a little bit of everything I’ve come across and liked, bookmarked, saved, or added to a wishlist. Hopefully it gives you something to like, link, read, make, or get for your own.


LOOK
The Rare Archival Photos Behind ‘Killers of the Flower Moon.’ By David Grann (read the book, too).

LISTEN
Chris Cornell covers Nothing Compares 2 U. Love you, Chris.

LAUGH
Check out the #BillMeetScienceTwitter hashtag. Not a guffaw, but definitely makes you smile–and feel inspired.

CREATE
(Some of these) “Miracle” Pinterest recipes, tested by Buzzfeed contributor Hannah Loewentheil.

READ
The Most Important Scientist You’ve Never Heard Of. By Lucas Reilly.

RESTORE
Cornell Labs FeederWatch webcams. This one is the Sapsucker Woods feeders. Watch for the gorgeous Baltimore Oriole males coming in for fresh orange.

CRAVE
If you have cats who go outdoors, get this awesome bird-saving accessory for them. Save birb lives and it’s super cute!


Please feel free to comment with your own recs and/or if any links are broken.

Link-Up

Link-Up

Using the below keywords for loose inspiration, I’m sharing a little bit of everything I’ve come across and liked, bookmarked, saved, or added to a wishlist. Hopefully it gives you something to like, link, read, make, or get for your own.


LOOK
Camera Angles and Movement: Sergio Leone, Tavern scene, in Once Upon a Time in the West. Superb analysis of an iconic scene. By wolfcrow.

LISTEN
Longtime fave of mine Faith Salie discusses gay romance and his books with my boo Damon Suede. On Audible (Authorized).

LAUGH
My Secret Life: Ciaran Hinds, actor, 57. Be charmed even more with this in-brief profile.

CREATE
Change. Join ACLU’s People Power project. Learn your rights, learn how to protect others’ rights, get involved.

READ
Me, myself and I || NYC Blue. Loneliness can be a shameful hunger, a shell, a dangerous landscape of shadowy figures. But it is also a gift. By Olivia Laing @ Aeon.

RESTORE
Decorah Bald Eagles live stream. Three eggs in the nest! I’ve watched these diligent, caring & successful parents for years. Every season brings me joy.

CRAVE
Warm Lemon Pudding Cakes. What more do you need to know.


Please feel free to comment with your own recs and/or if any links are broken.

Link-Up

Link-Up

Using the below keywords for loose inspiration, I’m sharing a little bit of everything I’ve come across and liked, bookmarked, saved, or added to a wishlist. Hopefully it gives you something to like, link, read, make, or get for your own.


LOOK
Humpback whale breach, filmed as never seen before. Breathtaking!

LISTEN
Greg Laswell: Landline. Wonderful album.

LAUGH
Mads Mikkelsen Wins Staring Contest on Danish Late Night Talk Show.

CREATE
Drawings! Quick, Draw: Can a neural network learn to recognize doodles? Help it by adding yours.

READ
I Was a Muslim in Trump’s White House by Rumana Ahmed. When President Obama left, I stayed on at the National Security Council in order to serve my country. I lasted eight days.

RESTORE
Bird feeder cam footage. I love to watch the busy birds come and go.

CRAVE
Traveling to every one of these wonders, hidden away in the National Parks.


Please feel free to comment with your own recs and/or if any links are broken.

Link-Up

Link-Up

Using the below keywords for loose inspiration, I’m sharing a little bit of everything I’ve come across and liked, bookmarked, saved, or added to a wishlist. Hopefully it gives you something to like, link, read, make, or get for your own.


LOOK
Floats on Parade! First Rose Bowl game and parade, 1902. From Smithsonian American History Museum.

LISTEN
Keep America Moving Forward. President Obama’s weekly radio address from 12.31.16.

LAUGH
The 30 most important cats from 2016. From Buzzfeed.

CREATE
Change. Indivisible: A Practical Guide for Resisting the Trump Agenda.

READ
Best of Science 2016. From Longreads.

RESTORE
5 Ideas for Making it an Unforgettable Year in National Parks.

CRAVE
The Simple Elephant – Best Agenda Day Planner, complete with encouragement, gratitude reminders, vision board buildability, and stickers.


Please feel free to comment with your own recs and/or if any links are broken.

Link-Up

Link-Up

Using the below keywords for loose inspiration, I’m sharing a little bit of everything I’ve come across and liked, bookmarked, saved, or added to a wishlist. Hopefully it gives you something to like, link, read, make, or get for your own.


LOOK
The Aurora Borealis over Gates of the Arctic National Park.

LISTEN
Josh Groban’s rendition of O Holy Night. One of my favorite versions of one of my favorite Christmas songs.

LAUGH
Boy writes to Lego after losing a piece. Lego sends an awesome response.

CREATE
The perfect holiday gift, a tasty treat, an old Southern standby: Spiced Tea Mix. During the holidays I make batches, put the tea mix in jars I’ve saved over the year, add ribbon and a pretty paper medallion on the lid with instructions, and pass them out like it’s my job!

READ
Local and global forces unite to save Madagascar’s Radiated Tortoise.

RESTORE
Birdfeeder cam videos. From the Sabal Palm Sanctuary.

CRAVE
Everything Peppermint Flavored in Trader Joe’s line of holiday treats. I go just a little bit OTT buying various peppermint treats every year–so tasty! so holiday! so yay! I could go on. *nomnom*


Please feel free to comment with your own recs and/or if any links are broken.