Author Archives for Julie Tetel Andresen

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Daily Yoga: A Year of Practice

January 22, 2021 6:24 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The pandemic is not over. And we haven’t yet come to the year-mark on quarantine. (I count mine beginning on March 15, 2020.) Nevertheless, I’m feeling something ‘yearly’ this week. It could be that we’re still close enough to the start of a New Year. Or, gosh, maybe something else... read more

How To Do Things With Words

January 12, 2021 6:39 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Beliefs have consequences. Actions have consequences. Like beliefs and actions, words have consequences. Words do things. What things? J.L. Austen maps them out in How To Do Things with Words (1962). Austen was an ordinary language philosopher who taught at Oxford. He was one of several language philosophers and linguists... read more

Olga Tokarczuk

Olga Tokarczuk & Other Polish Writers

January 5, 2021 6:32 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

I’m taking my own advice for writers: Read. Read. Read. I recently got on a Polish writer kick. And began with Olga Tokarczuk. She won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2018. So a good place to start. Title Image: Olga Tokarczuk by Adrianna Bochenek/Agencja Gazeta/Reuters. No copyright infringement intended.... read more