Sunday, October 30, 2016

Sunday Links 27

The Love of a Thousand Muskoxen: Grieving a Love Lost to Time and Sickness Years after spending a romantic month alone with a young photographer, Stephanie Land learns of his crippling chronic disease–and gets a glimpse of how much she meant to him. A very moving read.

This is my cousin's story about living with chronic pain The Enemy Within: When Joints Attack

Retro-Futuristic "House of Tomorrow"  in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is seeking $2 million to return it to its 1933 World's Fair glory.

Do you love salmon? Here's how to cook it perfectly every time.

The Punished Suicide |: A strange story of suicide beginning with sorrow and ending in spectacle.

The back alleys of most cities are ugly, collecting puddles and trash. Montreal’s Green Alleyways, by contrast, have been growing into lovely neighborhood hubs, and more than 250 blocks of them have recently banded together as official Ruelles Vertes. (They weren't so lovely when I played in them as a kid)

The Final Days of Trump’s Campaign His advisors erred in thinking America wanted a pussy-grabbing racist as their president.

Mackerel, You Sexy Bastard

Bonnie Raitt "I Can't Make You Love Me" The backstory of a modern standard.

 Saint Motel - "Puzzle Pieces"

Need some decorating inspiration but don't want your home sweet home to look like a hotel suite?Remodelista has posted some images from paint and paper craftsmen Farrow & Ball’s new book How to DecorateI want to buy it.

Arcaid unveils architecture photograph of the year shortlist 

The Surprising History of African-American Dishes That Defined the American Palate 

Here's a primer for making your own bitters at home, to use in cocktails, sodas, cooking, and even as digestive aids.

For 40 Years, This Russian Family Was Cut Off From All Human Contact In 1978, Soviet geologists prospecting in the wilds of Siberia discovered a family of six, lost in the taiga. This is an amazing story.

The prettiest walled cities in the world

Which houseplants are safe for cats and dogs? 

Footnotes From the World’s Greatest Bookstores features 75 paintings by New Yorker cartoonist Bob Eckstein and bookshop anecdotes from David Bowie, Tracy Chevalier, Jonathan Lethem, Michael Palin, Roz Chast, Robin Williams, Patricia Marx, Philip Glass, Terry Gross, Ann Patchett, Jo Nesbo, Diane Keaton, Patti Smith, and more.

3 Recipes From Anthony Bourdain's New Cookbook, “Appetites"

How a Photo of One Woman's Death Became an Iconic Pro-Choice Symbol In 1973, Ms. magazine published a photo of Gerri Santoro, who'd died of a back-alley abortion. No one could have predicted what an impact it would have on the pro-choice movement, or how many decades later we would still be fighting to keep women from having to seek out illegal procedures.

The ‘Anti-Helicopter Parent’ Is Just as Insufferable as the Helicopter Parent 

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