The value of genuine acceptance outside of the family you were born into cannot be underestimated.
The image of a single disc jockey broadcasting lonely and live from a small radio station in the overnight hours - as epic an American icon as the cowboy.
Will the words "summer vacation" become like phone booths and trading stamps, ceasing to have any real meaning in the everyday lives of Americans?
Among their many other benefits to humanity is the fact that over the centuries trees have been used to create countless theater stages and musical instruments.
Happiness is a feeling rather than an equation because we can never solve it the same way twice.
Travel abroad can reveal the world much like classic novels can reveal the past. You may leave disheartened but you'll always leave wiser.
We spend an inordinate amount of money, effort, and time securing a daily cup of coffee. The caffeine effect is a little less than 5 hours for an 8 oz. serving.
The significance of place in our lives is both functional and spiritual. Our birthplace, our addresses, our final resting place all help to identify us and tell our story on this earth. Where we are in place also constantly calls upon us to be aware of the present moment.
The Beatles wrote, performed, and recorded all of their songs in a little over 7 years.
If we are not exposed to someone's handwriting, that is one less distinctive characteristic available to us.
The handmade in tools, clothing, and crafts: It's not just how these artifacts contribute to our existence but also what is contributed by the act of creating them.
For those rare and wonderful times when you realize you can't describe it in words.