Category Archives: Good writing

Scream of a good time

Edvard Munch’s iconic painting sold for a record $119.9 million on Wednesday. Here’s a great reaction to the sale: Its essentials are readable from across a room. And with its skull head trapped under a shutting-down sky, it’s the pictorial … Continue reading

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The wait for “I’m sorry”

This is an emotional piece of writing passed along to me today by my friend Matt. Several other friends who commented on my Facebook post said things like, “Goosebumps” or “Made my morning.” Be prepared. From The Oregonian: “As the … Continue reading

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Another voice in the Daisey debate

Journalists: helping separate fact from fiction for more than 400 years. “Journalism is science. It begins with research: observing, analyzing, seeking expert opinions, gathering data and challenging lazy thinking and assumptions. At the end, the results should be the best … Continue reading

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Don’t read this today

The weather is too gorgeous — like that cute girl you’ve been meaning to, you know, actually talk to — for reading. Save these for the next rainy day. On Presidential rhetoric, the difficulty of persuasion and why legislators won’t compromise: … Continue reading

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Choice of words

Priorities are important. So are the words we use to describe them. A reflection on how we use time, from the WSJ. “Instead of saying ‘I don’t have time’ try saying ‘it’s not a priority,’ and see how that feels. … Continue reading

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