Producing a narrated slideshow takes a fair bit of time, even it's brief. Our producer traces her journey and the small world we travel in.
Compelling video of elephants mourning the death of a calf, and a magnificent segment on the secret language of elephants.
"I am building my capacity for love now, so it can sustain me later." —Alanna Shaikh, on Alzheimer's lessons and the love of her father.
Replace notes with words and you might say that reading Miller is similar to Mingus "thinking on a piano."
This week we feel especially privileged to do the work that we do. A brief post by our senior editor about the decision-making behind this week's show and why it matters to us.
"Complicated grief" - a yearning for a lost loved one so intense that it strips a person of other desires. And dealing with it may mean retelling the details of a loved one's death and listening to it again and again.
Richard Rorty's lament reminds us of the solace of poetry.