Friday, December 14, 2012

GOOD READS: race walking, pool selling and a reflection on Columbine

Posted By on Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 2:50 PM

Time for another GOOD READS blog. Each week, Inlander staffers share five-ish of our favorite stories in hopes you'll love them too. Use them to speed up your Friday afternoon, or bookmark them for your morning coffee over the weekend. Then let us know what you think! Love 'em? Hate 'em? Read anything great lately?

1. "Gus's Bricks" (Tom Chiarella//Esquire)

As we mourn the victims in Connecticut today — and those in at least six other mass shootings this year — a reflection on watching Columbine from the outside.

2. "Walking His Life Away(Gary Smith//Sports Illustrated)

If any story can make you care about race walking, this is it.

3. "Life of a Salesman" (Eli Saslow//Washington Post)

Selling the American dream, when some people aren't sure it still exists

4. "Hoarder killed in North Portland house fire lived in plain sight, leaving a trail of questions" (Anna Griffin//The Oregonian)

Among them, did anyone try to help her?

5. "Think Twice Before Quitting Your Day Job to Sell Homemade Jam" (Emily Matchar//The Atlantic)

Is our obsession with Etsy success stories distracting us from what women really need to be equal in the workplace?

Keep reading over here

  • Pin It
  • Favorite
  • Email

Tags: , ,

Speaking of...

  • Revival on Ninth Avenue
  • Revival on Ninth Avenue

    The Woman's Club of Spokane was almost lost to history, but with new leadership, it's catching up to modern times
    • Jun 24, 2015
  • Trivia Guru
  • Trivia Guru

    Distilled: A Shot of Life
    • Jun 17, 2015
  • Community 
  • Community Commemoration

    An installation artist invites you to revisit one of the region's most gruesome pieces of history
    • Jun 17, 2015
  • More »

More by Heidi Groover

  • Brachytherapy Breakthrough
  • Brachytherapy Breakthrough

    A new option for treating skin cancer skips the scalpel
    • Dec 1, 2014
  • It's Exploding
  • It's Exploding

    Why lawmakers and cops are worried about people blowing themselves up
    • Nov 25, 2014
  • GU Shake-Up
  • GU Shake-Up

    The woman overseeing reports of sexual assault at Gonzaga resigns; plus, a new study on Lakeland Village
    • Nov 25, 2014
  • More »


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Today | Wed | Thu | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon
Moscow ArtWalk 2015

Moscow ArtWalk 2015 @ Downtown Moscow

Tuesdays, Thursdays, Sundays. Continues through Aug. 31

All of today's events | Staff Picks

Top Topics in Bloglander

News (157)

What's Up? (47)

Music (42)

Arts & Culture (20)

Marijuana (18)

© 2015 Inlander
Website powered by Foundation