Posts Tagged: aesthetics

We Cannot Love What Is Not

Helen MacDonald’s memoir, H is for Hawk, is about falconry as mourning in the wake of her father’s sudden death. It’s a unique project, with a lot of love and pain built in. I wouldn’t have thought to read it until

We Cannot Love What Is Not

Helen MacDonald’s memoir, H is for Hawk, is about falconry as mourning in the wake of her father’s sudden death. It’s a unique project, with a lot of love and pain built in. I wouldn’t have thought to read it until

A List of Beautiful Things, pt. 1

In plain text [some legibility problems]: snow Grey skies tall trees copper patina unplanned roofscapes strong shoulders long necks gritty powders that dissolve sincere, eyes-closed singing sound of rain and wind from bed orange blossom smell Heron take-off and landing

A List of Beautiful Things, pt. 1

In plain text [some legibility problems]: snow Grey skies tall trees copper patina unplanned roofscapes strong shoulders long necks gritty powders that dissolve sincere, eyes-closed singing sound of rain and wind from bed orange blossom smell Heron take-off and landing

Animal First, Citizen Second: Talking the Bodily Politic with Nance Klehm

The City of Chicago is not known for its fertile beauty, or for its receptivity to political activism. But ‘dirty activist’ and Illinois native Nance Klehm has built a life’s work there, grounded in the belief that there is no

Animal First, Citizen Second: Talking the Bodily Politic with Nance Klehm

The City of Chicago is not known for its fertile beauty, or for its receptivity to political activism. But ‘dirty activist’ and Illinois native Nance Klehm has built a life’s work there, grounded in the belief that there is no

Archie Andrews, Eco Warrior

Despite his old-fashioned looks, Archie Andrews is a longtime climate leader. Archie comics have featured environmental themes as early as 1971: Life With Archie #110 contained “A Solution to Pollution,” in which the Riverdale gang convinces Mr. Lodge to stop

Archie Andrews, Eco Warrior

Despite his old-fashioned looks, Archie Andrews is a longtime climate leader. Archie comics have featured environmental themes as early as 1971: Life With Archie #110 contained “A Solution to Pollution,” in which the Riverdale gang convinces Mr. Lodge to stop

There Are No Grownups Here

And all of a sudden, we are in the middle of a great political awakening. After forty years of cynical, apathetic clouds gathering in the West, here comes the storm of radicalization, just in time to confront some dire challenges.

There Are No Grownups Here

And all of a sudden, we are in the middle of a great political awakening. After forty years of cynical, apathetic clouds gathering in the West, here comes the storm of radicalization, just in time to confront some dire challenges.