“Visualize your funeral and consider what you would want friends to describe as your legacy is an excellent way to clarify what is really important to you and what you want to achieve.”
Mental Floss: 11 Things You May Not Have Known About The Outsiders (loved, love, loved this book and also Hinton’s That Was Then, This is Now, and Rumblefish)
Erie Times-News: Princess Ball Proves Popular Venue for Make Believe in Modern Age (I wrote this…so it’s awesome. 😉 ).
Slate.com: How Do Some People Always Stay Upbeat (I like to think I’m a perpetually happy person — annoyingly so to some people, even — but I’ve not been lately as I’ve been letting the stress of life get to me…or other peoples’ expectations, I guess).
And…in that vein….
Huffington post: 7 Things Good Mothers Do That I’m Not Going to Do Anymore (I could’ve written this because I, too, have given up all this stuff. I could probably even add double the list with the crap I’ve given up doing.)