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When? ¿Cuándo?

When? The open-ended question of the Hebrew Bible, when will you? It was the great question of any relationship, when? To understand a relationship with any woman born in the Philippine Islands, a Western man in pursuit had better understand, in a cu...
by paperlessworld on Dec 15, 2015

Five Posts that Made Us Think

From pop culture to college admissions, these recent posts have sparked lively conversations.
by Adventures at Walgreens on Nov 11, 2015

Heather Matarazzo’s Personal Stories from Inside and Outside Hollywood

The actor is "overwhelmed" by the response to her new site. "We are continually looking for ourselves in others (subconsciously or not), whether it’s on the screen, in a book or on a blog."...
by herrysusant's blog on Aug 12, 2015

Jenny Diski on Writing, Love, and Cancer

The author and essayist reflects on a terminal cancer diagnosis, and all of the conflicted feelings that come with writing about it.
by Hopeworks Community on Jun 17, 2015

Freshly Pressed Socks — Socks don't come more colourful than these

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by Bir Fikrin mi Var on Mar 11, 2015

Editors’ Picks of the Year: Notable Reads on

Popular posts and community favorites, published in 2014.
by Royalty In The News on Dec 17, 2014

Editors’ Picks of the Year: Notable Reads on

Popular posts and community favorites, published in 2014.
by Kusjes uit Londen on Dec 17, 2014

Beep Beep Boop: Boycott WordPress

Have you recently tried posting or editing on WordPress while using Google Chrome since their recent changes?  There IS a new prohibition against blogging on WordPress.  With the New World Order, I wonder if it is related to a recent leveraged buyo...
by paperlessworld on Aug 22, 2014

WordPressers Making a Splash: February Edition

The year 2014 started off with a bang on From landing on the front page of The New York Times to riding the viral wave, our writers enjoyed a great month.
by Crazy Creative on Feb 4, 2014

Around the World in Eight Posts (and Four Photos)

The community is a truly global phenomenon. With bloggers spread across every corner of the world, the stories we encounter daily in the Reader give us an unfiltered snapshot of the world we share. Today, we offer you a free round-the-w...
by Mostly Mechanical on Jan 28, 2014

Editors’ Picks of the Year: The Best of in 2013

This week, our editors dove into the archives to find and rediscover notable posts published this year on, from nonfiction to poetry, and photography to illustration. These posts have been especially resonant to us and the community, an...
by Mostly Mechanical on Dec 20, 2013

My Five Year Plan

It was suggested to be by a friend of mine that I should create a five year plan. What’s a five year plan? I asked her that question only after Google gave me a list of countries with five year plans for economic recovery. Turns out there’...
by Mars Gone Mad on Dec 15, 2013

Blogger Profile: Gendermom

Parenting blogs flourish on, and today, we’re pleased to introduce you to Gendermom, whose site tagline, A chronicle of fun and fear, or, daily life with my young trans daughter, says it all. Gendermom’s daughter M. was born...
by Kusjes uit Londen on Nov 22, 2013

Obligatory Freshly Pressed Post

I now have a fancy banner to display on my blog, and I can hold my head up high knowing that for one day, I was on the top of the blogging world. Continue reading →...
by The Cutter Rambles on Oct 16, 2013

Freshly Pressed Friday Faves

Here in North America, it’s late spring and the plants are in a rush — growing visibly each day in a bid to soak up every rain drop and sunbeam before fall forces summer to flee. We feel we should document every moment with a camera ̵...
by Ubuntu4everyone on Jun 21, 2013

Freshly Pressed: Friday Faves

Every post that glides into our Reader offers us a fresh perspective and an opportunity to peer into another blogger’s mind. We’re invited to enter new worlds, and examine the shapes, angles, and textures of the blogging craft itself. Thi...
by satumanhaj on Jun 14, 2013

Freshly Pressed: Friday Faves

We love how blogs give us glimpses into the lives and experiences of people all over the world. We also love how they offer opinion, analysis, and on-the-ground perspectives on current events that are impossible to get anywhere else. This week, three...
by lifeslayercake on Jun 7, 2013

Freshly Pressed: Friday Faves

This week, we turn up three very different Freshly Pressed posts united by their incisive exploration of unexplored, long forgotten, or unexpected experiences, experiences that have been made somehow peripheral by time, geography, or culture. They...

Freshly Pressed: Friday Faves

An ode to a father, a story of growing up with two mothers, a request for a cloak of visibility, and a reflection on goodbyes. Here are four Freshly Pressed standouts from this week — all quite personal pieces that have resonated with many read...
by Dunstan Carter Poetry on May 17, 2013

Freshly Pressed: Friday Faves

This week’s three selections address some of our favorite topics: reading and writing. If you’re looking for inspiring and thought-provoking posts, you’re in luck. From the hunger that develops when a reader can’t find the tim...
by Mostly Mechanical on May 10, 2013

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