A random collection of articles, blog posts, books, and other things I think are worth sharing.

Power of Positivity: Powerful Advice from a Dying 24-Year Old

“We count down the hours on the clock until we can go home for the day, rest, and do it all again the next day. We run around all chasing something, and wake up one day wondering why we even chased it. It may not matter to you now what you do with each day of your life, but maybe this advice from a dying 24-year-old will give you a wake up call.”

New York Times: The Past Week Proves That Trump Is Destroying Our Democracy (This is not an alarmist “click bait” story — it’s happening, people, and WE the people have to stop it).

“The Constitution cannot defend itself. If Congress does not stand up to Mr. Trump because Republicans are afraid of their own base, the president may be able to obstruct the course of justice with impunity. Worse, he may then conclude that he can get away with violating even more basic limits on his power..”

Nuvo: Your Kid and Mine are Not Playing in the Pros (Great read…and a topic my friends and I discuss regularly. And, also the reason I’m really dragging my feet on jumping through alllllll the hoops required to have Lauren join another school’s swim team since her school doesn’t have a pool. She’d be perfectly happy with the Eastside Y Swim Team.)

Craig Dacy: What Returning Your Shopping Cart Says About You (Truth.)