Sometimes instead of typing out a piece of journalism, I relax with a pen and cuppa tea and something else brews inside me. Thanks to these publications for sharing those something elses.

The Statesider: Following the Albatross Home.

Longreads: Pam Houston on Coming Clean, Climate Change, and “Writing Deeply into the Grasses.”

Zoomorphic: Outnumbered by an Albatross.

Terrain: Lost Stories: An Interview with Laurie Gwen Shapiro.

The Eddy: Why Go to the Desert?

Brevity: The Didion Fan.

Hippocampus: Cowboys Are His Weakness.

Fourth River: Wisdom: Just A Bird