Happy Birthday, Merica!

Horray for the original Brexit! And lest we forget this day in 1996…when the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Dr. Ian Malcom, and the guy from Twister saved us from alien invaders…

Kim and Kirsta fawn over the TED TV available in their room at the Franklin, Tennessee Marriott as they prepare to speak at another conference.  They try not to just regurgitate the talks they watched on repeat but that’s kind of what happened. Sorry, not sorry.

Specifically, they list all the wonderful things that Celeste Headlee speaks of in her Ted Talk, ’10 Ways To Have A Better Conversation’ from May of 2015. https://www.ted.com/talks/celeste_headlee_10_ways_to_have_a_better_conversation

Also referenced:

-Motivational Interviewing https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapy-types/motivational-interviewing

-Quiet by Susan Cain https://www.amazon.com/Quiet-Power-Introverts-World-Talking/dp/0307352153/ref=sr_1_2_twi_pap_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1530569193&sr=8-2&keywords=quiet

A major squirrel moment comes when K&K go from talking about conversation tips and talk about a tornado’s path of destruction vs. assault. What others can and can’t see.

A serial rapist sentenced to a mere three years in prison in Wisconsin is all the reasons we can’t have nice things. Thanks to those who are speaking out about against ridiculous sentences such as these. https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/local/2018/06/28/uw-madison-police-chief-criticizes-alec-cook-sentencing/744244002/

Brenden Fraser’s article in GQ: https://www.gq.com/story/what-ever-happened-to-brendan-fraser

Finally, Terry Crews and Amanda Nguyen are amazing humans that deserve the spotlight currently on them. https://www.c-span.org/video/?447596-1/terry-crews-testifies-survivors-bill-rights