Hi, I’m Edith, and this is a newsletter with comics and links. I’d love to know what you think; please feel free to reply to this email!
Previously: Keeping Quilt Time // The beginning of the quilt.
“The smeary black dots were not bedbug feces!! They were scratch art flecks. It was the best COVID-19 experience we have had. I was happy for like one whole hour.” LOL, Laura Hazard Owen. [I’ll Be Right Back]
“The first couple of weeks, I felt like I was wearing my skin inside out, all of my nerves exposed painfully, gruesomely to the world. Even in situations where I wouldn’t have usually been drunk, like at work or while running errands, I felt unsteady.” An essay from The Cut’s Madeleine Aggeler: “How Do I Stay Sober Now?”
The cartoonist group Pizza Island (Lisa Hanawalt, Julia Wertz, Sarah Glidden, Karen Sneider, Domitille Collardey, Kate Beaton, and Meredith Gran) has reconvened.
“The women who had recently given birth had such pronounced biological changes in their brains that a computer algorithm could separate the new mothers from those who had never given birth.” [NYT] (“This Is Your Brain on Motherhood”)