Friday Inspiration, Vol. 237

screen capture from How to Be Alone

“When quarantine is over, I’ll be a different person. One who doesn’t take for granted the feeling of bumping up against a stranger in a supermarket. One who touches her friends a lot—maybe too much. And I won’t wish I needed other people less. To see them up close, to hear our laughter rising toward the same ceiling, blending into a singular sound. Because I’ve been to space. I’ve waited out winter in Antarctica. And I know what is worth what.”
—Sindha Agha, “How to Be Alone” (video)

The Adventure Cycling Association has launched a new podcast, Dynamo Jenny, about women, bikes, and taking up space in America.

If Cardi B Did The Sound Effects For Star Wars — Episode II

Calculate Your Dog’s Age With This New, Improved Formula

I Think About This Die Hard Villain’s Great Hair a Lot

If you’re unfamiliar with the extraordinary career of cyclist Major Taylor, here’s a great piece on him.

24 Books For White People To Read Beyond Black History Month

The Bruce Lee documentary “Be Water” comes out June 7th.

A chart commemorating the 40th anniversary of the eruption of Mt. St. Helens

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