Robin Williams: Make Your Life Spectacular.

Robin Williams: Make Your Life Spectacular.
Seeing this earlier today, warranted me having to just say something about it. He's right in so many ways. I associate with Robin very easily, and over the years many of his observations, trials, and life scenarios identify with me because I've walked similar paths. Some of the best wisdom is taken from personal experiences and an afterthought for most people.
 
It's easy to be "public", we see it all the time and there are folk out there who need to be in some sort of spotlight or the apparent "Ringmaster" of some contrived circus. It's the crowd that you will live or die by as they say on the stage. Maybe it's something that was missing in childhood, a traumatic social experience, or just an inner loneliness. Who knows.
 
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Viking Beer. Schtøggen Son, Schtøggen.

Viking Beer. Schtøggen Son, Schtøggen.
During the Viking Age, mead was a beverage that celebrated the gods with honey as ingredient – usually reserved for the upper class – while beer celebrated people and was drunk everyday and in traditional social contexts.   Now, Natural History Museum in Oslo has recreated genuine Viking beer based on the Norsemen’s use of herbs and plants.   – We have brewed 1,000 liters of dark beer based on old herbs and a type of yeast called “kveik” gathered in Voss in Western Norway, says Viking botanist Anneleen Kool to Osloby.no. Kool has researched plants and herbs that are found in Viking ships, including barley, and is trying to figure out how 1000 year old grains were used and where they came from.   – In the Viking Age, people began to travel more, and many new plants came to Scandinavia, the botanist explains. Spiced, Smoked and Bitter. “Schtøggen...
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Why You Have To Do It For Yourself.

Why You Have To Do It For Yourself.
    I was catching up on Julian Lennon's stuff, and came across a video he posted from David Bowie. It fits the sentiment lately, perfectly. I know quite a few artists that toil endlessly at what appears to me to be satisfying the crowds. In doing so, you lose focus and even passion over time. Seriously, ask yourself why you do it in the first place. Your best work comes from doing it for yourself first.       
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