Sunday, April 29, 2012

Week In Review - April 28, 2012

At the White House Correspondent's Dinner, the President showcased his sense of humor and shared his secret second-term agenda. If political humor isn’t your speed, check out this Craigslist car ad for a 1995 Pontiac that promises to “emanate manliness from every loosely-coupled piece of sheet metal.”

In sports, the tennis world’s #2 player Rafael Nadal kicked off the clay court season with a win, and in music, the world’s #1 singer-songwriter, Greg Laswell, gave us all a big win with the release of his new album Landline.

On an inspiring (and hopefully not somber) note, I reflected on my first year as a hospice volunteer, and shared what I’ve learned from my time with the dying.

Thanks to everyone who voted for May’s featured Daily Zen contributor. After a tight race, Ralph Waldo Emerson edged out Katherine Hepburn and J.M Barrie. We’ll show off a week’s worth of RWE quotes beginning Monday 5/7.

Oh yeah, one last thing, the most creative reader suggestion for a future Daily Zen feature contributor was RuPaul. I did some research, and while there weren’t enough sharable RuPaul quotes to fill a week (sorry Mitch), there was one pearl of wisdom I had to share.

“My goal is to always come from a place of love ...but sometimes you just have to break it down for a motherfucker.” - RuPaul

As always, thanks for reading!

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