Feel Good Saturday

“I began to wonder: had anyone ever studied what real children would do if they found themselves alone on a deserted island?” The real Lord of the Flies: what happened when six boys were shipwrecked for 15 months.

+ Banksy just made a surprisingly earnest painting of a superhero nurse and donated it to a British hospital.

+ “More swimmers are embracing the idea of doing laps in freezing-cold water as an actual sport. We went to the Memphremagog Winter Swim Festival in Vermont to make sense of the lunacy. And dive in.

+ A Kansas farmer who donated one of his only N95 masks to New York was given a bachelor’s degree by the same university he dropped out of in 1971.

+ A Virginia construction worker saved a dying German Shepherd stuck in a traffic jam by giving him mouth-to-mouth. (This makes me feel less weird about the intimacy I share with my Beagles …)

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