Friday News: Surprise Pope Moves, Animal Adorableness, and more

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Sara Habein is the author of Infinite Disposable, a collection of microfiction, and her work has appeared on The Rumpus, Pajiba and Word Riot, among others. Her book reviews and other commentary appear at Glorified Love Letters, and she is the editor of Electric City Creative.
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In my news-travels this week, I stumbled across an interesting mix of surprising and not-so-surprising stories happening around the world. Consider it your end-of-the-week sampler platter, in case you missed the following items:

Sara HabeinFriday News: Surprise Pope Moves, Animal Adorableness, and more

News Appetizers Need a Nap

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[E] Sally Lawton

My food groups are cheese, bacon, and hot tea. I like studying cities and playing with my cat, Buffy.
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Hey! It’s news! Obama had the worst week ever and a bunch of other bad things happened, but it’s Friday and we all get to sleep in tomorrow.

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News Appetizers Make You Wanna Jump

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[E] Sally Lawton

My food groups are cheese, bacon, and hot tea. I like studying cities and playing with my cat, Buffy.
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Even when you hate the news because it’s just the worst, it’s always worth a listen or a read or a slight rage stroke. To combat everything wrong in the world, may I suggest some sunbathing with a cocktail? That always makes things look a little brighter to me.

[E] Sally LawtonNews Appetizers Make You Wanna Jump

Mid-Week News: The Damn Miracle

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[E]Coco Papy

Savannah born, New York groomed, and Savannah back again writer, editor, and content creator.
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Kittens, it’s Wednesday. That means we have survived another few days, which is a damn miracle if you gauge it by how last week went. Lord, I’m surprised we made it this far.

[E]Coco PapyMid-Week News: The Damn Miracle

This Weekend Open Thread is Healing with Food

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[E] Liza

PhD student. Knitter. Brooklynite. Long-distance dog mom. Reluctant cat lady. Majestic unicorn whose hair changes color with the wind.
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It’s been a rough week, so let’s talk food.

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Mid-Week News: It’s A Hard One

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Savannah born, New York groomed, and Savannah back again writer, editor, and content creator.
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Welcome back you delicious, delectable intelligent beings, you makers of the known, you dreamers of dreams.

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Your Guide to the Gem of New England: Boston

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Aaaahhh, Boston.  Capital and largest city of Massachusetts.  The Unofficial Capital of New England (I mean, really, what else is there?  Hartford? please.).  Place of beans, cream pies, blue collar Irish-Americans, and Sam Adams.  Or so they would have you believe.

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What Would We Do if We Weren’t Afraid?

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It seems there’s a movement going on that is pushing people to take risks and prioritize for their own happiness. Folks are changing jobs, opening their own businesses, and moving to new places to start over and find joy. I don’t know if this is happening just to people in my circle or if it’s a larger trend, but the word … Read More

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