tuesday things | leap second

Last Friday I took the day off to spend time with my aunt and uncle visiting from California, and that morning was one of the highlights of the weekend when the Supreme Court issued a ruling declaring same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states.

We were able to take part in the celebration firsthand when we stopped by on our way home from one of the Smithsonian museums. I was overwhelmed with all of the (positive) emotions – love, joy, pride, etc. – and got choked up more than once while we weaved in and out of the crowds, exchanging high-fives and smiles with the many others who had also gathered. It’s funny how emotions can express themselves in a way that is opposite of what we would expect. Ever wonder why that happens?

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Love is Love

Why you might smile when you’re sad or cry when you’re happy LINK

And in case you didn’t know, today we have an extra second being added to the clock so here are a few random reads to fill more than just the “leap second!” LINK

This is causing harm to your neck and how to prevent it LINK

Eight ways to look at the U.S. differently LINK

How to be wrong LINK

Words you’re probably not using LINK

Why you should keep a notebook LINK

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