It’s Memorial Day in the US, so here’s a very short double post. For the veterans, for the current soldiers and for all those who have fought or suffered in wars that should probably never have existed in the first place, here’s this Tom Waits classic beauty. Let’s not forget these people, shall we friends? There is so much we can still do for them that we are not doing.

For the rest of us, that never had to go through that and especially for the young ones that are still trying to figure out what they want from this world and their lives, here’s a most interesting piece of text that I came across recently that I think could prove inspirational to many. It is aimed especially at male college students and grads, but I think everyone can benefit. Read it.