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The Envy List #38: Get Out the Vote
Voting Isn't Everything, But it's Not Nothing
Hi friend, Liz here.
I want to ask you a personal question: have you voted yet?
I won’t bore you with ideas of duty and patriotism. But if you believe in change—in yourself, in our country, in anything—I hope you’ll vote.
If change is real, prove it; vote.
For those in Colorado like myself, I’ve compiled a brief voting guide for you (because we’re all lost down ballot, amiright?).
But I’ve also curated this Envy List to highlight things that matter more than voting does, to give us all some perspective in these trying times. ;-)
Voting in Colorado? Do your research and fill in every bubble on your ballot:
The Candidates: Read about the candidates in each district across Colorado
To get you in the mood to mail in that ballot, listen to the story of the most dynamic group of voters in this year’s election: suburban housewives, AKA yours truly. (The Field podcast from the New York Times) Listen…
Working for tips is not easy, especially now. One writer remembers what it was like during the last recession. (Plough) Read more…
Before humans made pottery, we played board games. Fun > Function (Public Domain Review) Read more…
Disabled poet, Molly McCully Brown, reflects on a discarded landscape: “Lord, most of what I love / mistakes itself for nothing.” (On Being’s partner podcast, Poetry Unbound) Listen…
Warmly, Liz Charlotte Grant