Bits and Clips for January 2021

Bits and Clips for January 2021

Bits and Clips for January 2021

This Bits and Clips post is a monthly feature of the best I saw or heard on the internet during the past month. This was an unusual month, in that I also posted an edition regarding the insurrection, and another about the inaugural. Here is what else I found informative, helpful, encouraging, inspiring, amusing, and beautiful this past January. I hope you find these links, photos, paintings and memes worthwhile too:


First Lady Inaugural Ball Coat Design

Renaissance Nun’s ‘Last Supper’ Painting Makes Public Debut After 450 Years In Hiding

The Birth of Pastel


Best Photography 2020


All the Way


Power of Sharing

The Art of Changing Metaphors | Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer 

12 Pathways To Getting Better At Being Good

The Complete List of Trump’s Twitter Insults (2015-2021)

Adam Grant: Are You a Giver or a Taker?

‘In each other’s shadows’: Behind Irish outpouring of relief for Navajo

Why Freedom Became Free-Dumb in America

Science Says You Need to Plan Some Things to Look Forward To

What I Learned About Love When I Stopped Being Honest

Biden’s Covid-19 Plan Is Maddeningly Obvious

Letter to the Editor: What is wrong with this country?

Meet the Black Woman Who Turned Georgia Blue

How to Stop Making Excuses, Complaining and Judging


A Brief Guide to Tintinology

Adorable ‘Frog and Toad’ Knitting Pattern Inspired by Beloved Children’s Books


25 Vegan Soup Recipes


Amanda Gorman, Activist and National Youth Poet Laureate

Inaugural Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman performs her Independence Day poem

Marilyn Monroe’s Unpublished Poems: The Complex Private Person Behind the Public Persona

During These Strange and Really Surreal Times

and Hope:

Baby Tortoises Show Up In The Galapagos Islands For The First Time In 100 Years!

Letters from an American- January 26 2020





I work to amplify good wherever I find it. I love color, texture, beauty, great ideas, nature, metaphor, deliciousness, genuine spirituality, and exploring new territory. I encourage authenticity, nurture creativity, champion sustainability, promote peace, and hope to foster a new renaissance where we all are free to be our most fulfilled, multifaceted, and terrific selves. Read more here.


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