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Courtney E. Martin
Dear Unknown Yoga Friend
1 Comment | posted September 25th, 2007 at 03:34 pm by Courtney E. Martin

For over a year now we both arrive at U.’s class around 9:25 (we’re not the late ones, though I admit, sometimes, I am late). We lay out our mats and roll up our towels and sit on them, the way we’ve been taught. We close our eyes and rest our hands on our knees. U. tells us to chant om and we chant om.

Sometimes I imagine what your life must be like. You never wear make-up and have soft blonde hair—not the dyed kind, but the Swedish kind. You look comfortable in your body, strong, peaceful. Sometimes I fantasize that you are also a writer. That you also go home with your canvas bag and yoga mat and then sit in front of the computer and stare at a blank screen. That you also wonder if I am a writer. We live in Brooklyn, after all. That’s where all the writers live.

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Jennifer Gandin Le
Five Blogs That Make Us Think
5 Comments | posted August 15th, 2007 at 03:08 pm by Jennifer Gandin Le

About a month ago, Crucial Minutiae was given the Thinking Blogger Award by The Hathor Legacy: The Search for Good Female Characters.

Thinking Blogger AwardThe award comes with these guidelines:

1. If, and only if, you get tagged, write a post with links to 5 blogs that make you think,

2. Link to this post so that people can easily find the exact origin of the meme,

3. Optional: Proudly display the ‘Thinking Blogger Award’ with a link to the post that you wrote.

We’ve gathered this list of our faves, so, without further ado, we officially pass on the Thinking Blogger Award to these five blogs (in no particular order):

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