Laura’s Notes from the Handbasket

Productive Movement, or Why Treadmills Bore Me to Death

Sometime in the last fractious decade I read an article that caused a great kerfuffle about the average increase in the weight of the American woman over the last fifty or so years. Its clickbait title said something about the decline in hours that women spend doing housework, which was, I assume, what people were …Read More

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Sunday, 22 October 2017

    When you’re curious, you find lots of interesting things to do. –Walt Disney   So many people lose the curiosity about the world that they had as a child. It’s as though they feel they have to decide what they must know about when they grow up–and so put on blinders to keep …Read More

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Saturday Serendipity, 21 October 2017

  Bits and Bobs Links Tinder mimics mating behavior of early humans. Go figure. Are we really always being secretly recorded? It’s now legal to liquefy corpses in California! (I’ve always wanted to fertilize my garden.) The Best Restaurant in the World is in Yorkshire, England. Sad alert. Woman’s heart literally breaks after her beloved …Read More

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