Right now you’re probably asking yourself how those geniuses over at Improvised Life keep coming up with great material day after day? We’d like to show you what did NOT make the cut for today (that STILL has meaty grooves)…
“Father’s Day is Juneteenth”. We walked over to Marcus Garvey Park to research Juneteenth, which is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. We learned a lot about our nation’s history and were saddened by it, while heartened to see the changes that had taken place. We saw some powerful images including these tee shirts.
Then we made our fatal mistake. We went to Harlem Shake and ate a double cheeseburger, French fries and a salted caramel milkshake. Falling into a sugar trance, we started to write about the curiously compelling watch, above, designed to make us ask:
According to its website copy “If we live life like it matters, it will.”
Although we love the question —and the watch meant to return your attention to the present — the pretentious language just made us mad. We found our sugar-shocked selves improvising a new tagline :
Tomorrow is tomorrow and will never come unless you make enough money to defend against the universe.
Our conclusion: follow the trails, see where they lead, have an opinion, make a joke!
2 replies on “What Matters Now?”
answer : now
question : what about yesterday ? ( reg. the Universe and such ..)
ps : i need that meal you had : )
As always, you hit the nail on the head. YES. Now.
And hopefully yesterday is a rich memory, another sort of nowness, like sitting out on Lenox Avenue eating that indulgent, stupifying meal at Harlem Shake with fmaily….Totally fun and chill. I recommend it.