Mood: Cosmic, planetary groove. Feels like an every-sense-alive trip to another galaxy.
The results show that the happiest place on earth is Denmark.
Isn’t that a Socialist country? And, isn’t it rainy & dreary there most of the year?
Well, sort of. And yes.
Denmark isn’t completely a ‘socialist state,’ but does have socialist welfare reforms. And yes, it rains on a regular basis year-round there, with no true dry periods. In the capital, Copenhagen, it rains an average of 170 days out of the year.
But dreary? Well, maybe in winter – the sun doesn’t rise until 8am, and sets around 3:30pm. But that’s typical for Scandinavia. To balance it out, summer boasts looooong, sun-shiny days that last from sunrise at 3:30am til sunset at 10pm.
A brave (or future walking dead), German man challenges his country’s autobahn by breaking 200 miles per hour – though the autobahn record still stands at 268.8 mph.
Two words that should not be in the same sentence. However, this view is not shared by Tuttlingen teen girls.
Tampons. Boys. Another set of words that should remain far away from one another, but instead are colluding anally.
Apparently, Tuttlingen teen boys have found a way to join in on the intoxicating fun.
What do you think of this new high?
Song: Veni, Creator Spiritus
Composer: John Dunstable
Country: Great Britain
Mood: Angelic…empowering…wholly spiritual.
This is the song Joan of Arc and her soldiers sang on their horses en route to each battle.
Whenever I need inspiration, or am just in need of some feel-good, I listen to this song. As I listen, I think about Jehanne, what she must have endured, how unshakable she was in her faith.
And, inevitably, I feel uplifted, like I can do anything…