As humans, we all go through phases of short-term, intense obsession. Whether it be a television show, video game, book, website...sometimes we find a gem and can't get enough of it. At least for a while.
Here's a few things I'm obsessed with (this week anyways):
Watching the Olympics
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-- I am not, nor have I ever been, an athlete. But the Olympics bring all Americans together to root for Team USA in beloved events like swimming and gymnastics and even a few less familiar competitions. I mean, did I know who Missy Franklin
was before yesterday? Absolutely not. But was I enthralled in her race and super excited when she won the gold? Of course. Next week I'm sure I'll be complaining that I'm tired of watching the events and annoyed that they're interrupting regularly scheduled programming. Meh.
Listening to Mumford & Sons
-- I often get in music moods where I listen to the same artist or genre for a fairly short amount of time. This week, it's Mumford and Sons. I can't say enough about the musical and songwriting talent of this group, an act that is far under-appreciated in my opinion. If you haven't heard a song by them
, do yourself a favor and YouTube one. Any one. I'm yet to hear one I dislike or can't relate to on some level.
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