[h/t to The Kid Should See This]
A companion read to John Barry’s The Great Influenza. [From my 2012 Goodreads review.] The map in question is the one made by Dr. John Snow to plot the deaths caused by the 1854 cholera epidemic in London, which proved for the first time that cholera was a water-borne disease and not, as was…
(Courtesy of my friend pjp. #thanksabunch #waytoencourageyourwritingfriends #andIwashavingenoughtroublewiththebookalready #colormesunk)
Kinda makes me want to jump into a Viper. [as seen here]
From Come From Away, the Broadway musical about the 38 aircraft diverted to Gander, Newfoundland, on 9/11. If you’re late in picking out a present for your mom or your wife or your daughter or any woman you know, get her the soundtrack. She’ll love you for it.
“It’s where you’ve been living this whole time.” My all-time favorite Big Block of Cheese Day moment. More here.
All ten here. My favorite: 7. You most likely need a thesaurus, a rudimentary grammar book, and a grip on reality. This latter means: there’s no free lunch. Writing is work. It’s also gambling. You don’t get a pension plan. Other people can help you a bit, but essentially you’re on your own. Nobody is…