Hi there, and welcome to Issue #39 of Iserotope Extras. If you want inspiration, check out the first article; Ida Keeling will rid you of all your excuses. Then read two disturbing articles about the state of our current economy. (Enjoy the KenKen in between.) Finally, there are many types of anxiet
Hi there, and welcome to Issue #39 of Iserotope Extras. If you want inspiration, check out the first article; Ida Keeling will rid you of all your excuses. Then read two disturbing articles about the state of our current economy. (Enjoy the KenKen in between.) Finally, there are many types of anxiety, and library anxiety is one of them. Have a great week, and thank you for reading!
At 100, Still Running for Her Life
The other day, I was tired and didn't want to go running. Poor Mark. Then I read this article about 100-year-old Ida Keeling, who has been running every day since she turned 67. (I made it around the lake. Thanks, Ida!)
Many Middle-Class Americans Are Living Paycheck to Paycheck
What would you do if you had to pay for a $400 emergency? According to a recent survey, 47 percent of Americans could not foot the bill. This is disturbing. Neal Gabler investigates why many middle-class people have financial problems (over-consumption, credit cards, financial illiteracy, wage stagnation, and more). Though I agree with this author’s argument, I don't have empathy for him: a college-educated professional whose challenges seem self-imposed. Mr. Gabler comes across as entitled and annoying.
More cable and internet installers are independent contractors, and the hours and wages are brutal.
This article is going to make you hate Comcast (and other media providers) even more than you currently do. But it will also explain four-hour windows and why technicians never seem to come to your house.
Do You Suffer from Library Anxiety?
A couple years ago, I got in trouble with a few public librarians when I suggested that young people of color may not feel welcome in libraries. This piece suggests that many people find that entering a library provokes anxiety, even when librarians think they're being welcoming.
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