Mithril and Mages
Good for treasure and loot items, as well as random names
d&d  tools 
9 days ago
A Framework for Teaching American Slavery
Most students leave high school without an adequate understanding of the role slavery played in the development of the United States—or how its legacies still influence us today. In an effort to remedy this, we developed a comprehensive guide for teaching and learning this critical topic at the middle and high school levels. (Scroll down to see the outline of the framework or to download the full document.)
education  teaching  slavery  lesson 
march 2018
Not Every Kid-Bond Matures | Online Only | n+1
Millennial habits so often mocked and belittled in the press are the survival strategies of a demographic “born into captivity.”
books  writing  theory  politics  inspiration  philosophy  higher-education 
november 2017
Pinboard+ :: Add-ons for Firefox
"...It’s the political activity of doing pro-life activism that creates the coherent ideological structure that makes them pro-life. This is the opposite of how we normally think of things. In the rationalist world, why would you perform the actions unless you already had the beliefs? But actions create beliefs just as much as the other way around. That is what is happening in the Democratic Party now, under the radar of most discussions."
idea  inspiration 
august 2017
Letters and Liquor
Letters and Liquor illustrates the history of lettering associated with cocktails. From the 1690s to the 1990s, I’ve selected 52 of the most important drinks in the cocktail canon and rendered their names in period-inspired design. I post a new drink each week with history, photos and recipes.
recipe  cocktail  inspiration  design 
july 2017
A new window into the extraordinary life of Sally Hemings - The Washington Post
But acknowledging the truth of Earl E. Thorpe’s statement that “a central tragedy of the slave-white relationship was that neither side could love or hate in anything like fullness of dimension,” I have to wonder whether there were other reasons
march 2017
Esquire | February 2017
George Saunders
Because the brilliant writer teaches us that the best way to take care of your family is to put yourself first.

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inspiration  writing  saunders 
february 2017
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