This is the culture that we are fighting, a history of discrimination that is still very much a reality today.
You can roast anything, really, over fire. Marshmallows, bananas, the love note some boy camper with a retainer slipped into your duffle bag.
2. Talk to strangers
This episode of Gordon Ramsey’s show where he yells at people in kitchens… is incredible.
…We are pretending to be adults and we are all adults but we don’t have to feel like that here.
You can call me an idealist, but if there’s one thing we can all agree upon it’s that history has an awful habit of repeating itself. It seems to me that no time or place or person of greatness was born out of an easy existence.
This country isn’t solely defined by people whose concept of it was cemented centuries ago. This defining process is still evolving.
With the 2012 Olympics looming around the corner, the games will be a common topic of discussion at water coolers, bars, homes and cocktail parties around the world. If your knowledge of olympic history is lacking, but you’d like to take part in these conversation — look no further!
Those of us who live far from home experience a longing for it that you can only know if you’ve lived away for a real length of time. We romanticize where we’re from and talk about it with an appreciation we didn’t have for it when we lived there.
The typical superficial response: The former is better because it encourages freedom, while the latter restricts it. A smarter retaliation: If you can’t opt to restrict freedom, you’re not free.