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Every Second Counts
This is probably a good personality litmus test: How does it make you feel to read the words "Every Second Counts"? Uplifted and energized and ready to get out there and squeeze every inch of zest out of the lemon peel of life? Or, uh, a little stressed-out? I admit to being half-and-half. I want every second to count, and I want every second to be beautiful. I really do. And sometimes it isn't. Sometimes a second is the appliance repairman saying, "Oh, I wouldn't even fix it. It's just done." Sometimes a second is a fender bender, a tantrum, the spilling of the perfect smoothie. But it's also true that a second can contain such beauty it makes you feel like your heart might burst. Sometimes these beautiful seconds can smooth out all those ugly hours, reminding us how good things actually are. And in that vein, please take a few seconds to enjoy these instants users sent in to the Mont Blanc Beauty of a Second short film contest:
May all the remaining seconds of your day be beautiful. Or at least one or two. via Smithsonian.
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