It’s been an up-and-down week, for sure. And you know how when people ask you, “Do you want the good or the bad first?” I always want the bad stuff first, so I can end up with the good. I’ll do the same here.
Andy Griffith passed away this week. I loved Matlock, y’all. LOVED. And heres how Griffith once described his other iconic show, The Andy Griffith Show: ”The backbone of our show was love.” ♥
Y’all already know how excited I get about the Olympics. So looking at pics of Beijing’s Olympic ruins makes me sad.
It’s a story that should serve as a warning not only to London but future cities that have their sights set on investing billions into new infrastructure for a two-and-a-half week event.
I agree, the Olympics are bigger than a two-and-a-half week event every four years. They should serve as a lasting inspiration for us all.
Then I read this article about how a girl reporter and an Olympic swimmer changed each other’s lives. Goosebumps and tears at the corners of my eyes? Yes and yes.
My husband, Sam, shared this article with me on Facebook, about how McAllen, Texas converted an abandoned Walmart into an award-winning public library. Only 10,130 more to go …
- Ron Howard remembers Andy Griffith’s ‘great sense of humor about life’ (insidetv.ew.com)
- 10 Things We Learned From Andy Griffith (huffingtonpost.com)
- Here’s The Andy Griffith Stand-Up Routine About Football That Gave Him His Start In 1953 [Video] (deadspin.com)