Seen & Heard Over Coffee – 10 Things to Check Out

It’s nice when you have time over coffee in the morning to sit with the paper or scroll through your social media feeds and take a moment to enjoy snippets of things you don’t usually have time for.  Here are a few things I’ve taken in over the past few days that I wanted to share:

 

  1. U.S. Marine veteran Lance Cpl. Jeff DeYoung carries Cena a 10-year-old black lab who was a military service dog, aboard the LST 393 where he was put down on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 in Muskegon, Mich. Cena was diagnosed with an aggressive form of bone cancer after DeYoung noticed he wasn’t putting weight on his front left leg. (Joel Bissell /Muskegon Chronicle via AP)  Click here for the video

U.S. Marine veteran Lance Cpl. Jeff DeYoung carries Cena a 10-year-old black lab who was a military service dog, aboard the LST 393 where he was put down on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 in Muskegon, Mich. Cena was diagnosed with an aggressive form of bone cancer after DeYoung noticed he wasn’t putting weight on his front left leg. (Joel Bissell /Muskegon Chronicle via AP)

2.  Want to Be More Happy?  Buy More Takeout and Hire a Maid, Study Suggests

3.  Check out this moving graduation speech by Supreme Court Justice John Roberts to his son’s commencement at the Cardigan Mountain School.  It has received widespread coverage and is worth a listen.

4.  Have you started watching the new National Geographic series on Einstein called GENIUS?  It’s fabulous!

5.  GUCCI is launching a new home collection – did you know?  It will be available in September.  Read more here

6.  Where will you be for the upcoming solar eclipse on August 21st?  There is a lot of talk of traffic jams, but plan ahead to be in an optimal viewing area! Click here to read the Wall Street Journal article with some useful links and check out this Washington Post article on how this will affect many small towns across America as tourists pour in to see the eclipse

 

7.  Want to be inspired?  Read the story of Kevan Chandler- a disabled man who’s friends took him backpacking through Europe in a special backpack designed by his friends and watch the video here . He’s shattering limitations for travel set on the disabled community.

8.  How many of you remember the Sweet Valley High books back in the 80’s?  Do the names Jessica and Elizabeth Wakefield ring a bell? Well, get ready for a trip down memory lane!  The long awaited movie seems to be finally in the works, with Paramount Pictures hiring a team of writers to bring the book series to the big screen.  Stay tuned!  Click here to read more

9.  If you are a fan of Margaret Atwood and have gotten hooked on the TV series based on her book,  The Handmaid’s Tale, you may be interested in her next TV adapataion of a second novel — Alias Grace.  Click here for the teaser video.

10.  Did you know that Anthropologie has debuted some Liberty London wallpapers?  Check them out here

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