song: "Pata Pata" by Miriam Makeba
excellent feel-good song for a friday.
i want to eat this up with a spoon:
"Change will lead to insight far more often than insight will lead to change."--Milton Erickson
an excerpt from an investigative memoir (YES!) about teaching English in Pyongyang to rich 19-year-olds during the last 6 months of Kim Jong Il's reign. the book is Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea's Elite by Suki Kim. via ideas.ted.com.
the view from here is a collection of photos from people in 27 countries. their assignment was to take 2 photos from their window--one in the morning and another in the evening--and describe what they saw and how it made them feel. via fastcoexist.com.