Jonathan Musgrove

  • The Day I Saw the Emperor’s Clay Soldiers

    The day I saw the emperor’s clay soldiers. I thought I understood the end of things— blank faces staring back from 2,000 years. A farmer found…

  • Lunge With Martha

    Tell me again how you raised up. in the stirrups, held on tight. with your thighs, riding the colt. in circles with me as anchor. holding the…

  • Her Last Night at Home

    Her last night at home. she phoned, out of breath. I was still half asleep. when she said, "There's a bird, or a bat, loose in the house…

  • Crayfish Hunting

    Some small, tucked thing darts. from under a turned stone. before the water can clear. the mud cloud I created. by disturbing that wet dust. I…

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How to Cook Spaghetti Squash (and Why)

Cooking for yourself is one of the surest ways to eat well.

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Before Tinder, a Tree

Looking for your soulmate? Write a letter to the "Bridegroom's Oak" in Germany.

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The Health Benefits of Going Outside

People spend too much time indoors. One solution: ecotherapy.

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Where High Tech Meets the 1950s

Why did Green Bank, West Virginia, ban wireless signals? For science.

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Yes, Quidditch Is Real

How J.K. Rowling's magical sport spread from Hogwarts to college campuses

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Would You Live in a Treehouse?

A treehouse can be an ideal office space, vacation rental, and way of reconnecting with your youth.

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