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)