What I’ve Been Reading – 2/21/2022

Celebrating the Birth of Surfing in California | Santa Barbara Independent Andrew Leonard’s Santa Barbara Scenes | Santa Barbara Independent The Racism of the Great Outdoors | Washington Post Why Printers Are the Worst | NPR It all amounts to something | Santa Barbara Independent ‘From the Serious to the Seriously Weird’ | The NewContinue reading “What I’ve Been Reading – 2/21/2022”

What I’ve Been Reading – 2/14/2022

Good news (for now) for one of SoCal’s Most Popular Surf Spots | LAist Rule plans to retire from Cabell County Public Library | The Herald-Dispatch Return of the Pied-a-terre | The New York Times I tackled my climate anxiety by becoming a Parks Department Super Steward | New York Magazine 91-year-old Lassen National ParkContinue reading “What I’ve Been Reading – 2/14/2022”

What I’ve Been Reading – 1/24/2022

Rosslyn Metro Escalator | Atlas Obscura 24 hours in a diner? This Ridgewood quartet’s tradition is so Jersey | Daily Record The Sandy Hook Pilots | The New Yorker A Glimpse at the People and Cars of L.A.’s Lowrider Scene | Los Angeles Magazine The Last Great Mystery of the Mind: Meet the People WhoContinue reading “What I’ve Been Reading – 1/24/2022”

What I’ve Been Reading – 1/17/2022

“Now Everyone in the World Can See This”: Folklife and the Internet | Library of Congress It’s Never Too Late to Learn How to Swim | The New York Times John Palminteri | Santa Barbara Independent Beauty from Disarray | Harvard Magazine Eve Babitz and the Hollywood Library | Los Angeles Public Library Hustling toContinue reading “What I’ve Been Reading – 1/17/2022”

What I’ve Been Reading – 1/10/2022

File Under L | Rutgers University Alumni Association Lessons From Past Taught in Santa Barbara Backcountry | Noozhawk Love the Fig | The New Yorker Vivian Stephens Helped Turn Romance Writing Into a Billion-Dollar Industry. Then She Got Pushed Out. | Texas Monthly On Witness and Repair: A Personal Tragedy Followed By Pandemic | VanityContinue reading “What I’ve Been Reading – 1/10/2022”

What I’ve Been Reading – 9/20/2021

The story behind the mysterious crests on old San Francisco homes | SFGate Library in Tiny Alaskan Village Tackles Housing Shortage | Programming Librarian At the edge of Santa Barbara County, Cuyama is Central California’s cowboy valley of enchantment | SFGate Have a good week!

What I’ve Been Reading – 5/10/2021

Wake Me Up When Senior Year Ends | Tiger Times Online The Curse of Reading and Forgetting | The New Yorker The Right Right Thing To Do | Aeon Without God or Reason | Commonweal Magazine Stop Spending Time on Things You Hate | The Atlantic Google Fixes Two Annoying Quirks in Its Voice AssistantContinue reading “What I’ve Been Reading – 5/10/2021”

What I’ve Been Reading – 5/3/2021

How to Practice | The New Yorker There’s a Better Way to Parent: Less Yelling, Less Praise | The Atlantic Condor Cam | Santa Barbara Zoo (with sound!) Peach Ice Cream | Texas Monthly 2021 Edgar Allan Poe Award Winners | Mystery Writers of America Tulips in the Gardens | The Martha Stewart Blog HaveContinue reading “What I’ve Been Reading – 5/3/2021”

What I’ve Been Reading – 2/22/2021

“Reunion” (Poem) | Charles Wright Frog and Toad Tentatively Go Outside After Months in Self-Quarantine | McSweeney’s Passing the Time With the Ghosts in the Dirt | Texas Monthly Ray Ford: Lessons From Past Taught in Santa Barbara Backcountry | Noozhawk Love the Fig | The New Yorker Vivian Stephens Helped Turn Romance Writing IntoContinue reading “What I’ve Been Reading – 2/22/2021”

What I’ve Been Reading – 7/6/2020

In The Meantime | The View From Mrs. Sundberg’s Window C.D.C. Recommends Sweeping Changes to American Offices | New York Times In the COVID-19 Economy, You Can Have a Kid or a Job. You Can’t Have Both | New York Times Surf Fishing’s Salt Meditation | Santa Barbara Independent Did Rutgers Find the Perfect PresidentContinue reading “What I’ve Been Reading – 7/6/2020”