Hi, I’m Edith, and this is a newsletter with links, personal writing, and comics about my life. I’d love to know what you think—please feel free to reply to this email!
“Irrevocable Decisions,” Teacher Tom’s Blog
“The Transformative Experience,” L.A. Paul, Edge
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“How I Believe in God,” Roger Ebert
Encounters at the End of the World trailer
“I'm obsessed with my wrinkles. They're ALL OVER my face!” [Hinda Avery for Jewish Currents] Thanks, Adina!
“[Imagine] eight blissful years of married life, then many decades of widowhood and careful tending of your husband’s legacy, only to re-encounter him as a stranger in the 1,131 passionate love letters he wrote to someone else?” [The TLS]
Spiralbound link (Spiralbound is the Medium comics site I run, so I am biased, but I love these stories): “I remember myself as being single, but actually I was just in a relationships where I felt alone.”
“Why bury her without her name but with reference to an illicit relationship with Dr. Clements?” My friend Terrilyn McCormick is trying to solve a cemetery mystery around a tombstone that reads only “Lady Friend of Dr. Clements, 1856,” and she’s chronicling it (and asking for help/ideas/clues) in a newsletter.
“To my eyes, it looks like glitch art, even though it was made in the seventeenth century.” Cool images from a post called “These Bizarre Ivory Cups Were Carved By Princes.” [JSTOR]
“I have this picture from a biology textbook saved because it always makes me happy when I see it no matter how bad I feel.” [Twitter/@spookperson] Worked for me.