Happy Fourth of July to my U.S. readers! Here is this week’s list of blog posts and other tidbits from my favourite corners of the web.
America Explained to Non-Americas. I don’t actually agree with any of these definitions, but they’re still funny.
An Atheist Parent, an Evangelical Grandmother, and a Six-Year-Old Girl via lovejoyfeminism. This is a really interesting approach to teaching kids about atheism and theism.
How to Find a Quiet Place to Relax in a Crowded Foreign City. This is brilliant.
Because I Haven’t Known What to Say via juliaparktracey. One word: regret. That’s the only hint you’re going to get about this one.
Locke: The Most Beautiful Dumpster Cat via HCWrightAuthor. Quick, someone invent a cure for allergies so I can go adopt a few pets from my local shelter! On a serious note, this is a great post.
From Who Owns the Dead?
Just 100 years ago, the sight of a dead body laid out in someone’s front parlor would not have been at all unusual. Indeed, the home was the province of the funeral for most of U.S. history.
What have you been reading?