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

Outside Magazine: The Best (free) Road Trip Apps (Honestly, living in a van down by the river is starting to feel pretty attractive right about now).

Washington Post: ‘I lied about my drinking’: David Cassidy drank to his death ‘to cover up the sadness’

MSN: Jeff Bezos Is Already $40 Billion Richer This Year—While the Typical Amazon Worker Has Made Just $12,000  (Pretty much sums up the unbelievable level of inequality in our country. It is crazy for anyone to make this much money while their employees are on food stamps, Medicaid and public housing. How much money does one person need? Seriously. CEOs that rake in this kind of money are the REAL drain on the system….they’re on corporate welfare.)

The Noticer by Andy Andrews. It’s a little hokey and I’m pretty sure I read this book before, but I recently reread it for a book club discussion and there are some real gems in this book. My fav:

“…life is like a game of Monopoly. You may own hotels on Baordwalk or you may be renting on Baltic Ave. But in the end, it all goes back in the box. The next generation will be getting out all of your stuff and playing with it or fighting over it.”