Emily Gould on Eileen Myles: A Portrait of the Artist Engulfed in Flames

Today's planned workout: 6 mi run. Today's actual workout: 6 mi run. But slow and lots of start and stop, and generally frustrating. Being sick for 2 weeks really messed with my lung capacity, or something, and I'm struggling to get back. The super cold weather doesn't help, and I've reluctantly been forcing myself to embrace the treadmill. Hoping to feel back on track in time for my half marathon. Edit: I had a burst of evening energy and headed to the gym to run 3 more mi on the treadmill and 15 min of laps in the pool - it felt good.

"Jason Lazarus is interested in images with intensely personal meaning to their owners — even if he doesn’t know what that meaning is. That’s why he started his project, “Too Hard To Keep,” in which he solicits emotionally charged photographs that people might otherwise destroy." via Fresh Air

Interesting. Its Workers Aging, Japan Turns Away Immigrants: "Japan faces an imminent labor shortage as its population ages, but it has done little to open itself to immigration."

Jezebel gives Chrissie Wellington some much deserved love. As someone new to the world of triathlons and professional triathletes, Wellington has been a real inspiration - she seems to have a great attitude and be widely loved, in addition to kicking ass.

"What is straight? A line can be straight, or a street, but the human heart, oh, no, it’s curved like a road through mountains." - Tennessee Williams

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