I’m collecting things that interest me here.

Japan’s 72 Microseasons” from

Restoring Hope Among Abandoned Wives of Migrant Migrants” by USAID Central Asia

National Days Calendar for reasons to celebrate every day and ideas for random shenanigans

The Van Gogh Museum’s Ten Lessons for Writers” by Laura Maylene Walter from the Kenyon Review

When Soviet Met Stans: The Tower Blocks of Central Asia–In Pictures” by Roberto Conte and Stefano Perego from The Guardian

Yoko Tawada: On the Moon‘” from Louisiana Channel

Rejected Designs for the Eiffel  Tower” on Reddit

Colors” on Radiolab

How Learning New Words Could Make You Happier” by Katy Steinmetz

Remember This The Next Time You Are Rejected” by Courtney E. Martin