Tuesday Thread: Most Perfect Places You've StayedMy friend and I found a cabin with off-season rates to hang out in for the next few days where we can work and relax and stare at the trees, and…
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Friday Thread: Letting Go I am putting this picture of the tree down the street — taken exactly 51 weeks ago — here in order to will it into happening. This longing for S…
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Tuesday Thread: What are you cooking? I’m so sick of winter and I swear I just made pasta e ceci for the tenth time (at least!) this winter (it’s still good, I’ve just had so much of…
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Friday Thread: Going Alone I’m thinking through a piece on doing things alone / by yourself / without plans for others to accompany you / however we want to phrase it, and…
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Tuesday Thread: Characters Who Shaped You Today’s Tuesday Thread Prompt comes from Culture Study reader Nell, who says: “I’d love to hear about characters that shaped your sense of self.…
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Friday Thread: The Pettiest Thing You've Ever Done This Friday’s Thread prompt comes from Culture Study reader Jackie, who asks: What’s the pettiest (nonviolent) thing you’ve ever done? Do you re…
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February 2023

Tuesday Thread: What 2022-2023 Movies Have You Seen? Our movie-going habits have changed. I used to think they’d bounce back, but like I doubt they will any more than they have. I have mixed feelin…
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Friday Thread: ADVICE TIME, FEBRUARY EDITION It’s been nearly six months since the last time we did this, so let’s return most popular and participatory of Friday Thread topics — the sort t…
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Tuesday Thread: The Triumphant Return of What Are You Reading??Somehow we haven’t done this since DECEMBER and it’s THE BEST so let’s go wild: What are you reading (not on the internet)??? Say a bit about wh…
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Friday Thread: A Person You Love The answers to Tuesday’s Thread got me thinking about how wonderful it is to see someone — anyone, really, even someone you’ve never met and nev…
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Tuesday Thread: What would you tell your younger self about love? Listen, I am just generally a person who is against contrived expressions of pretty much anything, but I do think that holidays offer us an oppo…
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Friday Thread: Good Jobs This week’s Friday Thread comes from Culture Study reader Kaydee: “What are the jobs where you can earn a livable wage, do something that enrich…
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