Bits and Clips for December 2017

Bits and Clips for December 2017

Bits and Clips for December 2017

Bits and clips is a monthly feature on this blog of the best that I read, saw, or heard on the internet during that month. I hope you find something in the links below that is helpful, enlightening, inspiring, motivating, or thought provoking:

Art:

Why It’s Great to Be An Artist

Color Blind Artist

Prepping for Snow with Barbara Jaenicke

Finding Your Style

Photography:

American Institute of Architects Best of 2017

Spirituality:

Remaining on our Mountain

How Faith Helped My Son After He Survived Sandy Hook

Bucking a trend, these churches figured out how to bring millennials back to worship

The Day I saw Beyond the Tax Issue

Ideas:

My Year of No Shopping

We Should Remember that the World is Wide

Tether Yourself: The Enlightening Talk Parents Aren’t Having Can Keep Teens from a Damaging Drift

Are There Generational Differences When It Comes To Sexual Harassment At Work?

Bill Moyers Farewell

Hermann Hesse on What Trees Teach Us about Belonging and Life

Trump Orders Largest National Monument Reduction In U.S. History

This Parenting Mistake Could be Why Anxiety is at an All-Time High

Bootstrapped Farmgirl Flowers Is Taking On The Flower Industry And A Host Of Venture-Backed Rivals

Raising Dudes that are Manly in all the Right Ways

What Meghan Markle Did at Age 11 (video)

The Perfect Pen

Time Person of the Year: Silence Breakers

How Should We Respond to Sexual Harassment?

What Parents Neglect to Teach about Gratitude

52 Celebrities Who Don’t Drink Alcohol 

Largest Employer in Every State

The Woman Beside Wendall Berry

Books:

‘The difficulty is the point’: teaching spoon-fed students how to really read

Why You Should Surround Yourself With More Books Than You’ll Ever Have Time to Read

Food:

Thirteen Great Blender Soups you can Make Tonight

Life Changing Crackers

Hope:

Pope Begs Journalists To Avoid ‘Sins Of Communication’

Billionaire Owner of Patagonia is Suing Trump Over National Monuments

The Most Comprehensive Plan Proposed to Fight Climate Change

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