Mental Yoga Sunday :: Our Favorite Long Form Reads of Week 2.19.17

Sunday is the golden clasp that binds together the volume of the week.
— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Mental Yoga Sunday :: Our favorite long form reads for the week of February 19, 2017.

They could have killed him right away on the spot, but he loved me and he wanted to keep me.

SAVED FROM THE HOLOCAUST - The story of Isaac and Rosa Blum should make all of us realize how good we all have it.




Random Strange Fact: For each lion cub that survives, a lioness will have mated 3,000 times.

OFFLINE DATING VIDEO - It's weird that it's so weird to meet a girl in person.

"I think the biggest thing that has changed here is the attitude about what's possible," says Howley. "I think there's really a can-do spirit and we're going to do it ourselves. If you wait for someone to help you, it will never happen."

While the businesses aren't wildly profitable, the town sustains them. Coughlin says it's a different sense of what "success" means than in most of the country.

WALTER VALLEY, MISSISSIPPI - Could this rural town in Mississippi hold the blueprint for rebuilding small town America?

Random Strange Fact: England's King Charles II banned coffee houses in 1675; worried that they had become meeting places for citizens to plot against him. The proclamation was rescinded the following year. (Should Starbucks be worried today?)

...The Last Drop

Mental Yoga Sunday :: Our Favorite Long Form Reads of Week 2.19.17 ~ Fin.