Medium Short: Slouch Into The Light

A week in which I actually do my job

B. Lorraine Smith
5 min readFeb 17, 2023
Joni is the master of optimizing any available sunbeam, regardless of how awkward it is to access. I try to imitate her approach as much as I can. (Photo by me.)

Welcome to the latest Medium Short, a weekly accountability practice highlighting what I am reading, writing, and doing along the unmarked trail towards #IndustrialHealing. By the way, all of my articles are freely available through this link.

Here are two true facts: Weeks where I write and do a lot, I don’t seem to read as much. Also, riding my bicycle is faster than walking and way more fun than the metro (although I can’t read and cycle) (yet).

Reading: confirming my biases?

The Boudica series continues to delight and amaze me each night, seeping into my dreams. I have always felt that dreaming was important. But the way author Manda Scott lays the track here, I sense a much deeper dream dive is nigh. For now, I am enjoying the life of the Eceni some two thousand years ago.

I also believe that movement can be curative. So imagine my delight at reading this piece from John Kruse MD, Can Marathon Running Clear Post-Concussion Syndrome?



B. Lorraine Smith

Former sustainability consultant replacing ESG with reality-based insights about corporate purpose and impact.