The Matchbook | 8.12.22
Little Bits Of Light
Another Friday, another chance to dive into the weird and wacky crap I find fascinating. Let’s do this thing you beauties.
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Here’s the scoop, kids:
Pigs Can Breathe Through Their Buttholes…And So Could You! - Crazy article about how new science is showing that in cases of extreme lung troubles, you can keep a pig (and a person, they’re working on that next) alive by “breathing” through their b-holes. Who knew?
How To Stave Off Dementia - A real brain surgeon weighs in on how to stave off dementia with some tips, lifestyle shifts, and things that are worth trying because it’s a hell of a lot better than the alternative. Worth a read.
The Most Twisted AirBNB Tales - This article may make you never, ever, opt for an Airbnb over a hotel again. Holy macaroni, there are some very strange things that go on in the self-hospitality industry hahaha.
Finding Joy In Everyday Moments - Um, I’m pretty sure that Someone already wrote a book about this, and maybe called it Miracle in the Mundane, but this article is still rad and talks about the absolute necessity in finding joy in everyday moments. Sometimes they are all we have. I’ve long believe and said this.
She Walks She Paints - This one may not be for everyone, but as Sarah and I are positively obsessed with Scotland, all things Scotland, this channel was just a beautiful welcome addition to our day. It’s simple, quiet, and reminds me if Bob Ross and Rick Steves had a baby. Simple walks through a gorgeous country, and some very soothing painting at the end. We need more of this type stuff.
In The Morning by the Ballroom Thieves - I asked Sarah to pick a number between 1, and 1,228, and she picked 1,212. This is that song on my playlist, and luckily, it’s from a band of my friends, The Ballroom Thieves. Enjoy!
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