Sunday Morning Coffee Reads, Vol. 201

From images and stories of family vacations around the world to the story of how the Blues became the Blues, this week's Sunday Morning Coffee Reads has it all. Pour your coffee, grab a comfy seat and enjoy the reads.

1. How Do Families Around the World Spend Their Vacations?

By The New York Times | 8 mins

Family vacations

2. For a blind climber, ascending walls is ‘moving meditation’ 

By Ann Ford | Chicago Reader | 4 mins

Indoor climbing

3. How the Blues Became the Blues

By John Jeremiah Sullivan | The Sewanee Review | 19 mins

Blues guitarist in a blues bar

4. 46 Unbelievably Gorgeous Nature Photos to Get You Outside

By Various Artists | National Geographic | 10 mins

The best beautiful nature shots

5. The Courage to Be Yourself: E.E. Cummings on Art, Life, and Being Unafraid to Feel

By Maria Popova | Brain Pickings | 8 mins

Woman reflecting i the mirror