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Quote

"The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers."


Thich Nhat Hanh


Joke

I'm so good at sleeping I can do it with my eyes closed!


Fun Fact

Ronald McDonald is “Donald McDonald” in Japan because it makes pronunciation easier for the Japanese.

Ever since the first McDonald’s opened in Japan in 1971, the mascot has been called Donald McDonald.


Often, Japanese people are surprised to learn he has a different name everywhere else.


History Fact

A Japanese fighter pilot once dropped wreaths over the ocean to commemorate the dead from both sides.


Pacific Ocean during December 1940, two Royal Navy ships, the HMS Prince of Wales and the HMS Repulse were sunk by Japanese fighters.


The following day, Japanese Flight Lieutenant Haruki Iki flew to the location of the battle and dropped two wreaths over the seas.


One to commemorate the pilots of the Japanese Naval Air Force, who died. The other for the sailors of the British Navy, who fought so valiantly to defend their ships.


Movie/TV Trivia

Dan Aykroyd’s first script for Ghostbusters was set in the future and Ghostbusters were completely normal, like paramedics and firemen.


Movie/TV Quote

"Florals? For spring? Groundbreaking."


The Devil Wears Prada (2006)


Conversation Starter

Where and when was the most amazing sunset you have ever seen?


Writing Prompt

How Much Does Your Neighbourhood Define Who You Are?