Close

You may be subject to additional taxes and duties charges depending on laws in your country. Please check with your local authorities if you have any concerns about this.

LIFE IS STILL SWEET: Sharing Stories that Inspire Joy

LIFE IS STILL SWEET: Sharing Stories that Inspire Joy
Posted on
Hello from our living room, wearing a similar outfit to yesterday's, wavering between feelings of worry, hope and overwhelm.  We saw a post the other day that says it all "For those who lost track, today is Blursday, the fortyteenth of Maprilay." 
Uncertain of the future, we distract ourselves with the thing we know best - travel, and more specifically "armchair travel." Delighting in uplifting stories and pictures from all over the world. Each week we'll be sharing the ones that remind us that Life Is Still Sweet.  
 

1. SOUND OF MUSIC



Italians in quarantine take to roofs and balconies to join Italians in quarantine take to roofs and balconies to join in song.

Read more here: The New York Times: Italians Find ‘a Moment of Joy in This Moment of Anxiety’
Watch here: The Guardian: Quarantined Italians sing from balconies to lift spirits


2. GOOD NEIGHBORS

Good neighbors in Brooklyn, NY use nextdoor app to help out senior citizens hunkering down at home. 

Read more here:
New York Post: NYC good Samaritans run errands for seniors confined by the coronavirus

3. FURRY FRIENDS

With more people exercising “WFH,” we’re all spending more time with our furry friends (with entertaining results).


Read more here: The Guardian: Dogs working from home during coronavirus crisis? There's an Instagram account for that



4. COMMUNITY SUPPORT

Performers, personal trainers, bar tenders, small business owners, and more feel the love with support from the community. 

Read more here: CBS News: These workers are going without pay during the coronavirus crisis. Here's how to help.

5. HOLIDAY LIGHTS

Holiday lights are going back up to spread cheer (not germs) during lockdown.

Read more here: Good Morning America: People put Christmas lights up to spread cheer amid coronavirus pandemic

6. VIRTUAL TOURS

Through the power of virtual tours, you can still visit beautiful museums and attractions all around the world.

Read more here:
The Washington Post: 12 Historic Sites you can Virtually Tour from the Couch during your Quarantine
 

MORE TO EXPLORE