The kids are alright, heading back to school in America, and speaking out, with strong voices.
They are speaking out “Against the Wind,” as we did in the ’60s –protests, sit-ins, love-ins, whatever we could do to create change.
Keep on speaking out, against the wind, because you know the wind will change direction, and you will know you helped it happen…
#DouglasStrong #NeverAgain #SpeakOut #MSDStrong
Scotland has been voted the most beautiful country in the world by the readers of the popular travel guides Rough Guides (2014). Here are 20 of our best images we’ve captured in the last 12 months that prove this.
Source: The Most Beautiful Country in the World | VisitScotland
“Show me a hero and I’ll write you a tragedy.” –F. Scott Fitzgerald Reading a great biography is like watching a tragedy unfold. The promises of youth gradually give way to the limitations imposed by reality, and demise and denouement inevitably ensue.
Source: The fall of Ernest Hemingway | America Magazine
Editor’s Note: Thoughtful essay, ideas to ponder…
How can you go about finding ‘who you really are’ if the whole idea of the one true self is a big fabrication?
Source: Why the coming-of-age narrative is a conformist lie | Aeon Essays
Dog owners often say the best thing about dogs is their unconditional love.But new research suggests there’s another benefit, too. Dog owners walk more.
Source: Owning A Dog Leads To More Walking And Exercise For Older Adults : Shots – Health News : NPR
4 Smart Tips for a Happy Retirement – From Someone Who’s Been There
After a long career, retirement is uncharted territory. It’s pure bliss to some people but an uncomfortable transition for others, who find the task of constructing a new life to be daunting.
Source: 4 Tips to a Happy Retirement | Money
Pete Townshend of the Who struck a nerve with rock ’n’ roll rebels in 1965 with the line “I hope I die before I get old.”
But something has happened in the five decades since he wrote “My Generation”: The boomer generation got older, yet continued to love rock ’n’ roll. Now, as many of those early fans enter retirement, they are still boarding buses and trudging through muddy fields to see their favorite bands.
“Roughly 40 million Americans are looking for love on the Internet. In relative terms, that’s equivalent to the entire population of Poland, scrolling through the human market, perusing row upon row of humans, and swiping left or right.”
Source: How technology has transformed how we connect-and reject-in the digital age |
Nature photographer Morgan Lee Alain has logged thousands of miles shooting the West’s untouched wilderness. Her travel companion? A husky-wolf mix named Luna
Source: A Photographer’s Tips on Traveling with Your Husky Dog – Sunset
Steve Frost of Redding, Calif., with 11-year-old Elmo, who takes four pills morning and evening. (Courtesy of Steve Frost)
One organization says it envisions “a world where no old dog dies alone and afraid.”
Source: More people are adopting old dogs — really old dogs – The Washington Post