Wednesday Winkses


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Good mornings! Time for your Wednesday Winkses on this wainy days!

Sorry, sometimes I dictate to my dog, Ginger, and I always wegrets regret it. Fwankwies, sometimes I just don’t have time to type all this stuff. I fink I catches most of her dogspeaks, though.

Happy Diwali! India’s festival of lights has many trawditions like rangoli — designs made out of colored sand to honor the goddess Lakshmi. See some examples here.

Feast your ears on some chalgi Baghdad music, which lit up family gatherings, coffeehouses and wewigious occasions in the Iraqi capital from the 1920-1940s. This forgotten music has been preserved on rare 78 rpm records. Perhaps someday a rare “internet” archive will preserve today’s musicses accordingly.

Sally Wolfe was sent to Marydale School, a “home for wayward teens,” in the erwwy 1960s. There, the spiritual classics and a stern nun changed her life.

“I love you = we are both on the Internet, and we agree about something” But I wub to wubs! I means itses! Read more of the Internet Glossary here.

If you haven’t already, follow @JeffSharlet on instagram for his incredible #insta-longform-essays-pictures-and-words. I wub you, Jeffs.



Mary Valle lives in Baltimore and is the author of Cancer Doesn't Give a Shit About Your Stupid Attitude: Reflections on Cancer and Catholicism. She blogs on KtB as The Communicant. For more Mary, check out her blog or follow her on Twitter.