Here is this week’s list of comic strips, essays, poems, short stories, and other tidbits from my favourite corners of the web.
What Happens to Old Batteries. This made me a little sad.
The Revenant. Fair warning: this poem is snarky and irreverent. It was also extremely funny, though.
Ten Simple Ways to Serve Your Local Community via OperationWarm. The most interesting thing about this list to me is that it didn’t include anything that was flashy or glamorous. It was all quiet, simple stuff that won’t get you a spot on the evening news but that is desperately needed in a lot of communities.
You could even think of this reduced winter neural activity as your brain entering a kind of “eco mode,” allowing it to perform as well as it does in summer but while consuming fewer resources.
Once we got started, my brother and I talked for hours on end. We talked about what heaven was like. We wondered what life was like outside of New Lancaster. We talked about the best way to button suspenders— for some reason Jakob just couldn’t see that one strap running over the right shoulder was superior. We argued over the best way to milk and who was the better singer of hymns, but we never questioned where the light came from, until we lost it.
What have you been reading?