“Good morning, friends. That awful feeling of shame and panic when you remember saying something dumb years ago is your nervous system trying to protect you from perceived danger. Try telling your body, ‘Thank you for wanting to protect me. We’re safe now. It’s okay to let it go.'” from Good Morning, Friends: Gentle Suggestions for the Start of Your Day. I have been there!
US Secretary of State Denounces Uganda’s New ‘Kill the Gays’ Bill
‘Legal Lynching’: ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws reflect legacy of white supremacist vigilantism in Deep South
Book ban attempts hit a record high in 2022, the American Library Association says
Teaching on Eggshells
Devin Stone, the “Legal Eagle,” explains the crime-fraud exception to attorney-client privilege and how it applies to djt’s lawyers
Ten True Stories of Dutch Colonial Slavery
Can Movie Theaters Survive? It’s the Most Enduring Question In Hollywood
Stephen Sondheim’s Final Musical to Premiere Off-Broadway This Fall
How Toy Companies Bribe YouTube Channels
Artificial Intelligence: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
These Are the World’s Happiest Countries in 2023. Finland is #1, and the US is #15.
An 85-year Harvard study on happiness found the No. 1 retirement challenge
Connection Between Alcohol and Sleep
How Loneliness Reshapes the Brain
What Does Blue Light Do to Your Eyes?
Why green might be the most important color for humans. But of course!
Understanding Your Form 1099-K. “The law is not intended to track personal transactions such as sharing the cost of a car ride or meal, birthday or holiday gifts, or paying a family member for a household bill.”
Mark Evanier’s Tales From The DMV
The indomitable spirit of Willis Reed. I watched that Game 7 NBA Finals game in 1970 on TV. It was remarkable. He died at the age of 80.
‘Fosbury Flop’ high jumper Dick Fosbury dies at 76
John Jakes, Author of the Miniseries-Spawning ‘North and South’ Trilogy, Dies at 90
The attempts to make a modern Little Nemoin Slumberland film
Now I Know: The Slave Who Shipped Himself to Freedom and A Cute Way to Prevent Traffic Deaths and Why Movie Theaters Have Red Seats and The Problem With Living in the Center of America and I Guess You Could Say They… Excel and The Little Bit of P-Word in the Coke and This Cupcake Recipe Isn’t The Bomb
Dry Bones – Delta Rhythm Boys. A recent Old Testament scripture was Ezekiel 37:1-14. By coincidence, I was playing that week the soundtrack of the movie Rain Man, which included a version of Dry Bones by the Delta Rhythm Boys, though not precisely that take.
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s Russian Easter Festival Overture
Let It Burn from Paradise Square the Musical, featuring Tony Award Winner Joaquina Kalukango
Tchaikovsky’s Symphonic Fantasia, The Tempest
Life’s a F***ing Fantasy for Santos – Randy Rainbow
Coverville 1436: Cover Stories for Poison and Sugar Ray
Woody Woodpecker theme
Music from the Emerald Isle
What’s The Name of That Song from Sesame Street
Franz Von Suppe’s Light Calvary