It’s not easy to talk about the human condition and world peace when sitting next to the Dalai Lama. But when you’re Lady Gaga and His Holiness is nodding in agreement with everything you’re saying, then go for it.
“As you go through life make this your goal: Watch the doughnut, not the hole.” Today, we honor those brave heroes who dedicated their lives and clogged arteries to bring us the Great American Doughnut.
What we now know as Memorial Day began as “Decoration Day” in the immediate aftermath of the U.S. Civil War. It was a tradition initiated by former slaves to celebrate emancipation and commemorate those who died for that cause.
Nearly 50 years ago, America declared war on drugs. Since then, our hyper-focus on the existential threats of nuclear weapons, terrorism, global warming, etc. we tragically forgot about the half-century long conflict that claimed more American lives last ...