Monday Morning Muse – Taking A Break From Reality

Monday Morning Muse – Because Even When I Can’t See Straight Or Breathe Without Chemicals, I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead.

I’m still unwell. I know, I know – I should be offline and working on getting better. Remember the old days? Didn’t matter if you were missing a leg, it was more important to get the job done:

“What if you were sleeping?” I had stupidly asked.
“So get up and answer it,” she’d answered while filing down a scraggly nail.
“Sitting down to a really fancy meal?”
“Be like every other New Yorker and talk at the dinner table.”
“Getting a pelvic exam?”
“They’re not looking in your ears, are they?” All right then. I got it. –
L.Weisberger, The Devil Wears Prada.

Then H1N1 arrived and now everyone yells at you to stay in quarantine and stop being such a selfish Typhoid Mary-style martyr. Oh god I’m an awful person.

Here’s my fill-in post for what will be a hopefully quiet day but still a busy one.

Tuesday. I’ll relax Tuesday. Perhaps. Here, be inspired:

“Creativity isn’t magic. Part three of this four-part series explores how innovations truly happen.”

Everything is a Remix Part 3 from Kirby Ferguson.

This stop-motion animation in Sao Paulo was created by 25 animators over a five month period and incorporates 350,000 post-it notes, 30,000 of which were love notes written by spectators in the gallery.

Finally – Words. By Everynone.

About Kylie Sturgess

Kylie Sturgess is a Philosophy teacher, media and psychology student, blogger at Patheos and podcaster at Token Skeptic. She has conducted over a hundred interviews including artists, scientists, politicians and activists, worldwide.
She’s the author of the ‘Curiouser and Curiouser‘ column at the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry website and travels internationally lecturing on feminism, skepticism, and science.


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