One of the great joys of going away is — coming home again. Every time we come back home, I realize anew how much I love New York City, and also, being home.
Some of the lessons of happiness include: novelty brings happiness; deprivation of a pleasure sharpens it; and sharing happy memories is an important source of happiness. All served by going on, and returning from, a family vacation.
Via Shifting Careers, I discovered Alltop, which is a fantastic new site that organizes blogs by category and displays large numbers of stories in dashboard format — makes taking in a lot of information very easy. It was created by the same folks who have the great site Truemors, about unusual news stories.
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