The title for this short Sunday post comes from a Mark Twain quote: "Happiness is a Swedish sunset; it is there for all, but most of us look the other way and lose it." A Swedish sunset is thought to be one of the most beautiful in the world; like the setting of the sun in this Scandinavian country, happiness is often unrecognized--and thus passes unappreciated--by most of us.
I'd like to post two things that make me happy this evening. The first is a fun interview I did for the wonderful website Ballet News, a contribution to their "Cupcakes & Conversation" section:
And the second is the ode to joy known as "Dog Days Are Over" by one of my favorite artists Florence & the Machine:
Everyone should be so lucky to go through life with such abandon...
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