Another Sunday, Another Naive Weekly — Observations From The Internet Wilderness.
Across the street, on the sunny side, in the house with four living room windows and a forsythia blossoming one week earlier than ours, lives the protector of our street.
She is an older woman, keeping herself quiet and never demanding attention. Every morning, before the rush hour, she walks up and down the street to collect trash carried by the night, wind, and onlookers.
Last weekend, our family became a tiny addition to the global pandemic count. Three is hard to spot in four hundred million, but for us, it has been a significant and exhausting week, and for the first time in 3.5 years, I did not send Naive Weekly.
I was touched when readers, noticing my absence in their inboxes, wrote to ask if everything was okay. It is a solitary task to write Naive weekly, so it warms my heart when you pay attention.
And let me use this opportunity to thank Alex for consistently clicking the like button. I have no clue who Alex is but every Sunday, usually not long after I send out my newsletter, I receive a notification from Substack telling me that Alex Liked Your Post.
The Town is a softer Internet portal.
Practice Guide is your gentle companion for routines.
Global Breakfast Radio is the sound of 24/7/365 mornings.
Straight to Spam is your way out of unwanted situations.
Burds is ambience for your browser window.
School for Poetic Computation has a new website, and it opens with an eloquent letter addressing you, the dear visitor. I wish more websites would embrace me similarly, taking time to unfold the design considerations and connecting me to its heritage. I believe the welcome letter would work well for any organisation working with seasons, cohorts, and editions.
“Considering we all dream every night, whether we remember our dreams or not, dismissing our relationship to dreams seemed to me that we were dismissing a sizable chunk of our existence,” writes Charmaine Li in her interview with Clot Magazine about the motivation for starting Oneiric.space. Charmaine is an inspiration for how to nurture and evolve personal projects.
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Two weeks ago this letter was sent to 783 people. Thirty are crazy enough to chip in every month/year to support me making time to write. Logo by Studio Hollywood. Print by Luka. Photograph by Ana Santl.