JoAnna Haugen

Writer, traveler and inquisitive mind curious about life, creativity and everyday occurrences.

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JoAnna Haugen

12 days ago

A worthwhile read for anyone working in the publishing business.

What keeps editors and publishers up at night? We asked.

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JoAnna Haugen

17 days ago

Worthwhile tips for creatives to tuck away in their professional pockets.

15 vital lessons for those doing creative work

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JoAnna Haugen

22 days ago

We could use Mr. Rogers' wisdom right now.

Remembering Mr. Rogers, a true-life 'helper' when the world still needs one

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JoAnna Haugen

28 days ago

I definitely relate to this. Still looking for the perfect book club.

Dear Book Club: It’s You, Not Me

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JoAnna Haugen

30 days ago

One of my favorite places in the world.

In the Land of Giants

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JoAnna Haugen

59 days ago

A classic from Elle Luna on thinking about priorities and where we place our focus in life. Always a good reminder.

The Crossroads of Should and Must

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JoAnna Haugen

63 days ago

Why are we not talking more about water security?

We’re running out of water, and the world’s powers are very worried

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JoAnna Haugen

68 days ago

Well, this sounds familiar. Not at all surprised, as I've seen this happen with start-ups I've worked for.

Jerks and the Start-Ups They Ruin

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JoAnna Haugen

74 days ago

One of the reasons we still need grassroots, local journalism.

In Eugene, Oregon, the newspaper takes on an issue ‘in a way that couldn’t be told from the outside’

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JoAnna Haugen

76 days ago

I love steet art but this bribgs into question what should be protected. Thoughts?

5Pointz Graffiti Artists Whose Works Were Erased Will Get Day in Court

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JoAnna Haugen

81 days ago

"Change in perspective has to come from the inside, not from the outside."

"Change in perspective has to come from the inside, not from the outside."

Double standards: Do all journalist lives matter?

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JoAnna Haugen

98 days ago

Reading this, I have no doubt we'll all remember where we'll be when the Queen passes away.

'London Bridge is down': the secret plan for the days after the Queen’s death

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JoAnna Haugen

98 days ago

There is no one-size-fit-all solution, but remembering that people are people is a good first step.

How A Danish Town Helped Young Muslims Turn Away From ISIS

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JoAnna Haugen

99 days ago

I don't really care for NYC, but this is definitely on the to-visit list if I ever make it back.

Where Fountain Pens Are Saved and Sold

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JoAnna Haugen

99 days ago

No surprise at all that we need quiet time in our lives.

The Busier You Are, the More You Need Quiet Time

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JoAnna Haugen

99 days ago

Well-written insider piece on what it's like in the White House Press Corps.

Is Trump Trolling the White House Press Corps?

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JoAnna Haugen

99 days ago

An excerpt of Kory Stamper's work about working at Merriam Webster, and it is a great read. Can't wait to get my hands on a copy of the book!

Falling in Love with Words: The Secret Life of a Lexicographer

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JoAnna Haugen

100 days ago

Digital may be overtaking paper, but I'll always be a fan.

How the invention of paper changed the world

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JoAnna Haugen

100 days ago

I'm a Scrabble fanatic, but not this crazy! Great read for fans of the game.

To Scratch, Claw, or Grope Clumsily or Frantically

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JoAnna Haugen

100 days ago

Somehow it seems like many people have forgotten that refugees are people too.

Europe’s Child-Refugee Crisis

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JoAnna Haugen

101 days ago

I reread this book earlier this year, and it seemed particularly pertinent. Wonderful essay by Margaret Atwood, and I strongly recommend you read (or reread) the book as well.

Margaret Atwood on What ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Means in the Age of Trump

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JoAnna Haugen

101 days ago

This is brilliant. New site bookmarked!

Letter of Recommendation: Stump the Bookseller

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JoAnna Haugen

104 days ago

Terrifying and dangerous. We definitely need the State Department.

The State of Trump's State Department

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JoAnna Haugen

104 days ago

True on so many levels.

It's Time to Take Sexism Seriously as a Political Force

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JoAnna Haugen

106 days ago

In my next life, I want this job.

The Librarian of Congress and the Greatness of Humility

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JoAnna Haugen

106 days ago

"As a success story of capitalism promoting an anti-consumerist agenda, Patagonia perplexes outsiders."

As a success story of capitalism promoting an anti-consumerist agenda, Patagonia perplexes outsiders.

Why Patagonia's off-the-wall advertising asks customers to think twice before buying its products

thedrum.com

JoAnna Haugen

109 days ago

Shame on @cliaglobal and other major #cruise companies. Treat people like people!

Below Deck

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JoAnna Haugen

109 days ago

Research says yes.

Are Women More Ethical Than Men?

greatergood.berkeley.edu

JoAnna Haugen

111 days ago

Does it really matter? Yes. Yes it does.

What Calling Congress Achieves

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JoAnna Haugen

111 days ago

Proud of my adopted home country for doing this.

To Battle Fake News, Ukrainian Show Features Nothing but Lies

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JoAnna Haugen

112 days ago

I actually think people get too caught up with the books themselves. Just let the writing happen.

Blank Books and Letting the Ink Dry

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JoAnna Haugen

112 days ago

With a Kenyan dog and Ukrainian cat, this sounds oddly familiar.

Travelling the world with cats and a dog

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JoAnna Haugen

112 days ago

"If we, as a society, were to heed the core lesson of backpacking—to live in balance—perhaps we wouldn’t fear a massive transfer of wealth from rich to poor."

A Backpacker’s Theory of Life

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JoAnna Haugen

112 days ago

This is a dream for me. Time, quiet, space ...

Finding His Flock: A Rural Writer’s Book Club

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JoAnna Haugen

119 days ago

I will always believe the arts and social sciences are important fields of study.

Meet the parents who won’t let their children study literature

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JoAnna Haugen

126 days ago

Having lived and worked overseas for only about six months now, this resonates with me.

Living in Switzerland ruined me for America and its lousy work culture

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JoAnna Haugen

128 days ago

Fascinating (and strangely) terrifying look into the inside world of shady academia.

A Peek Inside the Strange World of Fake Academia

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JoAnna Haugen

140 days ago

Powerful piece evoking the importance of travel.

Postcard From My Past: Crossing Into Syria

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JoAnna Haugen

140 days ago

All these years later, I'm convinced we can still learn something from John Muir.

John Muir's Spiritual and Political Journey, by Tim Flinders

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JoAnna Haugen

142 days ago

Reading is powerful.

Obama’s Secret to Surviving the White House Years: Books

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JoAnna Haugen

142 days ago

Fascinating story about a concept our Danish foreign exchange student taught us about when lived with us. Have you experienced hygge?

The hygge conspiracy

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JoAnna Haugen

143 days ago

This feels a little too close for comfort right now...

Teaching 1984 in 2016

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JoAnna Haugen

154 days ago

Ambitious, adventurous and, at times, downright reckless.

The Woman Who Walked 10,000 Miles (No Exaggeration) in Three Years

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JoAnna Haugen

157 days ago

Journalism projects like this are increasingly important.

Not just ‘Trump’s America’: These journalists will spend 100 days digging into Appalachia

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JoAnna Haugen

161 days ago

I definitely relate with the power of isolation and desolation.

Desolation is KEY

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JoAnna Haugen

161 days ago

"A Friendship Bench is quite literally a park bench — with a higher calling." An innovative solution for addressing mental health issues...

A Friendship Bench is quite literally a park bench — with a higher calling.

The Friendship Bench Can Help Chase The Blues Away

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JoAnna Haugen

161 days ago

Is ballet inherently sexist?

Should we agree with the choreographer George Balanchine (1904-83) that “ballet is woman”? Or do we qualify this, as the choreographer Pam Tanowitz (born in 1969) has recently done, by saying that ballet is a man’s idea of woman?

Of Women, Men and Ballet in the 21st Century

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JoAnna Haugen

166 days ago

This is so important now more than ever.

How Journalists Need to Begin Imagining the Unimaginable

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JoAnna Haugen

173 days ago

This is part of the actual immigration "problem."

When Denmark Criminalised Kindness

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JoAnna Haugen

190 days ago

Have been reading a lot about hygge lately.

The Secret to Danish Happiness

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