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August 30, 2019
The Five Senses
Rebecca Mock's art. Cool and peaceful. 
The Knight Fight club. Wall Street consultants and more fight in suits of armor after work. 
The lovely, soft spoken Liv Tyler shows viewers the inside of her redone brownstone in New York City. Very unlike most celebrity homes, Tyler's seems so lived in and cared for, and she is so loving in describing everything to AD.
A writer's journey to finding the perfect pencil. I recently tried the Palamino Blackwing and found it to be the smoothest pencil I've ever used—just like butter. 
The Roches singing "Runs in the Family." And the rest of their self-titled album. Rob Jones talks about the song and the meaning behind it here

What I'm Reading

This week, I read about Oliver Sack's creative process and note-taking, Jenny Zhang on wanting to be like Jo March (possibly inspired by the new Little Women trailer), how Jill Lepore dealt with the death of her best friend in a beautiful essay, how to take the perfect nap, "The Crane Wife" by CJ Hauser, a beautiful essay about a toxic relationship and what it means to need; Electric Eel talking about being sad with Lana Del Rey (who today, has a new album out, titled Norman Fucking Rockwell), pregnancy after an eating disorder, a poignant and powerful read; and how to really listen to music

Finally, I watched Anderson Cooper reacting to Stephen Colbert's beautiful outlook on grief
Alexandra Kesick is the author of I Knew You Once and Deep Gentle Blue, published by Ghost City Press.
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