Carsie Blanton sings about the futility of worrying about reputations and trying to meet expectations when we’re all on a one way trip to the grave. Life is short, and we should make the most of it. She penned these lyrics while still in her twenties, and for someone so young, she understands a lot about the psychology of regret.
Empathy For The Refugee
Imagine you’re a stranger in a strange land far from home. You’re fleeing a brutal government responsible for the imprisonment, torture, and death of your family and friends. You’ve lost everything and traveled miles. You’ve risked it all to find a safe place.
Idiom: Between A Rock And A Hard Place
When the rugby team from Uruguay boarded the plane, they never imagined that weeks later they’d be eating their teammates to survive. Flying over the Andes Mountains, the pilot’s voice came over the intercom. “Fasten your seatbelts, we are going to enter some turbulence.”
How to Travel the World For Free
Do you like to travel in style or could you sleep in a cave? In the city of Petra, people have been living in caves for thousands of years. One man, named Al-Bedoul, lives in the same cave that’s been owned by his family for hundreds of years. Al-Bedoul welcomes travelers from around the world […]