Recommended Reading / 22.

Monday, March 2, 2015

Every Monday, words to start the week. 

This week, from Humans of New York, an excellent answer to the question, do you remember the happiest moment of your life?: "This one time I was in Hawaii with my family, and we were walking to the beach, and we came to the top of this giant hill. And I said, 'I'm going to take it.' And I put my skateboard down, and started rolling down the hill, and I got going so fast that the board started shake because the trucks were loose, and toward the bottom of the hill I came to this crack, and the board got caught and I was thrown onto the pavement. I got all bruised and scraped and my mom was screaming because she's a total freakout.'"

"That was the happiest moment of your life?"
"Yeah. I was just glad I took the hill."

A few more, just because:
-Turning cemeteries into "sacred forests."
-I saw the band Wolf Alice last week and fell in love. Here they are, and here they are again.
-Warren Buffett on drinking five cans of Coke a day (and eating chocolate chip ice cream for breakfast): "I checked the actuarial tables, and the lowest death rate is among six-year-olds. So I decided to eat like a six-year-old."

More recommended reading, here. Have a happy Monday!


Anonymous said...

Love these wonderful words!

burntfeather said...

I follow HONY on facebook but must of missed that one - gold! That eating like a 6 year old article made me smile and how beautiful is Wolf Alice. I hope this sacred forest movement takes off, I think it's the nicest idea ever :)

jeanina said...

You really have a knack for finding all these gems on the internet. I need to follow all the people you follow!

Have a great week ahead!

Kelly said...

Wonderful stuff!!

Shoko said...

Jeanina, thank you! Have a wonderful week!

Kathy said...

Wolf Alice may be the best band name I've heard in a long time! And, I think eating like a six-year-old might just be my project for the week...

Brianna Soloski said...

I love HONY and that Warren Buffett quote is on point.


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