Delight the weird(via @ThisIsSethsBlog) How does this apply to the “overlooked and outsiders” that visit your church on the weekend?

…it’s not everyone who wants a cup of coffee. Some want a cup of tea, or a cup of herbal tea, and those folks are used to being ignored, or handed an old Lipton tea bag, or something boring.

What if you had thirty varieties for them to choose from?

Dear “Daddy” in Seat 16C(via @GoTeamKate) I wanna be like this guy when I grow up.

You could have shifted uncomfortably in your seat.  You could have ignored her.  You could have given me that ‘smile’ that I despise because it means; ‘manage your child please.’  You did none of that.  You engaged Kate in conversation and you asked her questions about her turtles.  She could never really answer your questions but she was so enamored by you that she keep eye contact and joint attention on the items you were asking her about.  I watched and smiled.  I made a few polite offers to distract her, but you would have none of it.

Man famous for dancing with raccoon is running for governor of Tennessee(via @22words) I love my home state. Anybody remember Basil Marceaux?