June 3

SWEET SOUL AND BLISTERING FUNK DAY

MIND

Allen Ginsberg 1926

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Whether you see him as a force for good or evil, he was unequivocally—a force that changed American literature forever.

*Whether you are a force for good or evil, be a force for change. Read some of Ginsberg’s poetry for motivation.

Body

Rafael Nadal 1986

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During the off-season Nadal trains six days a week for six-and-a-half hours every day – four on court and the rest in the gym or the pool.

*Play tennis, hit the gym, and go swimming today.

SOUL

Curtis Mayfield 1942

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Deploying sweet soul and blistering funk – Curtis Mayfield veered between breezy optimism and hard-edged political commentary.

*Listen to Curtis Mayfield and listen for both optimism and political commentary.

MONEY

Anderson Cooper 1967

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“I don’t believe in inheriting money. I think it’s an initiative sucker. I think it’s a curse.”

*I love this attitude by Anderson Cooper, but it’s got to be easier said than done. Avoid “initiative suckers” in your life, and make your own money.

ENTERTAINMENT

Tony Curtis 1925 – watch The Defiant Ones

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At first they said I was too good-looking for the part; I didn’t look enough like the a*hole “ngger-hater” I was supposed to play. So I wore a false nose and made myself look uglier.

*Watch Tony Curtis win an Oscar in The Defiant Ones.

FOOD

Josephine Baker 1906 – spaghetti bolognese

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In 1991, HBO released The Josephine Baker Story. It won 5 Emmy Awards.

BONUS: Jefferson Davis 1808 – Jefferson Davis Pie

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Jefferson Finis Davis, the first and only President of the Confederate States of America

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/12672/jefferson-davis-pie/

*Enjoy Josephine Baker’s spaghetti bolognese and this Jefferson Davis Pie while watching the racial-prejudice themed film – The Defiant Ones.

SNUB – Imogen Poots 1989

Review –

  • Be a force for change
  • Play tennis
  • Listen to Curtis Mayfield
  • Avoid “initiative suckers”
  • Watch The Defiant Ones
  • make spaghetti bolognese and Jefferson Davis Pie

June 2

FIRST LADY DAY

MIND

Martha Washington 1731

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Just as her husband realized that his every action might set a precedent for future presidents, so Martha, too, was aware that her behavior as first lady would become the template for the wives of future chief executives.

*Realize that your behavior may be the template for someone today, and act accordingly.

BODY

Abby Wambach 1980 – mountain bike

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“I like to run, watch-free. I also love to mountain bike in our off-season — going downhill gives me an adrenaline rush!”

*I live in Florida so going downhill doesn’t happen very often, but the good news is there’s not a lot of uphill battles either. Run, watch-free, or go mountain biking today. Play soccer later.

SOUL

Wayne Brady 1972

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“Depression is real.”

Now that he’s opened up about his own battle with depression, Brady is grateful for the outpouring of support he’s received.

*I too battle depression every day. Creating 365DOLF helps a lot. Find what helps you and be passionate about it.

MONEY

Andy Cohen 1968

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Cohen is a man that defies labeling. He is the multi-hyphenate extraordinaire. He is a producer, a talk show host, a writer, and a high-level television producer. He basically is the Bravo television network.

*Defy labels. Be a multi-hyphenated extraordinaire.

ENTERTAINMENT

Dana Carvey 1955 – watch Saturday Night Live

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*Watch some late 1980s and early 1990s episodes of Saturday Night Live.

FOOD

Justin Long 1978 – spicy lobster linguine

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Martha Stewart and actor Justin Long prepare spicy lobster linguine.

https://www.marthastewart.com/332952/spicy-lobster-with-linguini

*Enjoy this spicy lobster linguine while watching Justin Long in Tusk – you may lose your appetite.

SNUB – Jerry Mathers 1948

Review –

  • Be a template for someone’s behavior
  • Mountain biking
  • Find what helps your mood and be passionate about it
  • Be a multi-hyphenated extraordinaire
  • Watch Saturday Night Live
  • Make spicy lobster linguine

June 1

PASTIZZA DAY

MIND

Marilyn Monroe 1926

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“Fear is stupid. So are regrets.”

*Don’t be afraid of the future. Don’t regret your past. Live in the now.

BODY

Heidi Klum 1973

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“My best advice to readers is to work out with a buddy. They keep you motivated and get you out of bed.”

*Get a buddy out of bed and work out with them today. Make it a habit.

SOUL

Brigham Young 1801

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“If you have a bad thought about yourself, tell it to go to hell because that is exactly where it came from.”

*Make this a habit. Say it out loud if need be, but tell any bad thoughts about yourself to got to Hell.

MONEY

Tom Holland 1996

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“I definitely am not doing this movie for the money. I mean, it’s a job that I think anyone would do regardless of what you were getting paid, you know? All I know is I had the greatest time on this movie and I absolutely loved it.”

*We are half way through 2020, and hopefully you are pursuing a dream job like being Spider-Man.

ENTERTAINMENT

Morgan Freeman 1937 – watch Million Dollar Baby

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*Watch Morgan Freeman win his only Oscar in Million Dollar Baby.

FOOD

Amy Schumer 1981 – Pastizza

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Schumer mentions that she loves pasta. She also suggests ordering a pizza and ordering pasta. Then, putting the pasta on the pizza to make Pastizza.

*Order a pizza and pasta from your favorite Italian restaurant and make your own Amy Schumer pastizza. Enjoy it while watching Million Dollar Baby.

SNUB – Andy Griffith 1926

Review –

  • Live for the now
  • Get a buddy out of bed to workout
  • Tell bad thoughts to go to Hell
  • Pursue your dream job
  • Watch Million Dollar Baby 
  • Make pastizza

May 31

BROADWAY DAY

MIND

Walt Whitman 1819

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“Be your most authentic self.

Find someone who listens.

Then, sound a barbaric yawp across the roofs of the world.”

*You are well on your way to being your most authentic self. Whether you have someone who will listen or not, let the world know.

BODY

Colin Farrell 1976 – run 3 miles, push ups, squats, curls

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Farrell was required to run 3-5 miles every other day. In between those running days, he spends time doing push ups, arm curls and squats.

*Run 3 miles, do 3 sets of push ups, squats, and arm curls.

SOUL

Nate Robinson 1984

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Robinson lasted 11 seasons as a 5-foot-9 point guard in the modern NBA — winning not 1 bur 2 slam-dunk contests.

*Think that you’ve done the impossible… Do it again. Prove everybody wrong… Again. Prove it’s not a fluke.

MONEY

Brooke Shields 1965

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“A financial planning meeting where I pay attention. I’ve had financial planning meetings before and I tell ya I can’t wait to get out of there. I’m actually going to walk in there like—like an executive producer!”

*Meet with a financial planner, and take notes. If you haven’t done so yet, look into hiring a financial adviser.

ENTERTAINMENT

Clint Eastwood 1930 – watch Unforgiven

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*Watch Clint Eastwood win 1 of his 4 Oscars in Unforgiven. 

FOOD

Joe Namath 1943 – vegetarian super bowl party

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https://www.thedailymeal.com/vegetarian-super-bowl-party

*We are still over 3 months away from football season, or should we say that the Super Bowl was about 4 months ago. Either way, enjoy “Broadway” Joe’s vegetarian party.

You could always find Broadway Joe with a glass of vodka, Crown on the rocks, or a bottle of beer in his hand. The hand not filled with booze was usually filled with an attractive young lady.

*Wash down all of that healthy food with a vodka, Crown on the rocks, or a bottle of Rolling Rock

SNUB – Waka Flocka 1986

Review –

  • Be your most authentic self
  • Run 3 miles, push ups, squats, arm curls
  • Do the impossible – again
  • Meet with a financial planner
  • Watch Unforgiven
  • Make Broadway Joe’s Vegetarian Super Bowl Party

May 30

DOWN ON THE FARM DAY

MIND

Cee Lo Green 1974

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*FORGET YOU by Cee Lo Green teaches you one of the most important lessons in life – knowing how to let go of your past. Listen to it today (edited or not)

BODY

Idina Menzel 1971 – blueberries, boxing, and Bikram

Idina Menzel - Official Website

Check out the Wicked favorite’s list of ultimate must-haves

Tasty Snack: Blueberries and Pure bars

Healthy Dinner Ideas: Sushi, chicken, tilapia, spinach and Brussels sprouts

Workout Routine: Bikram yoga and boxing

*You’ve got a snack, workout, and dinner ideas. And you can watch Menzel in Wicked

SOUL

Gale Sayers 1943

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Sayers’ account of his relationship with Piccolo was turned into one of the most popular TV flicks of all time.

“Brian’s Song” won an Emmy Award, was frequently rerun on TV, and became a staple of school assemblies — its message of racial harmony, friendship, gutsiness and compassion struck a chord.

*Watch Brian’s Song for a refresher’s course on racial harmony, friendship, gutsiness, and compassion.

MONEY

Marissa Mayer 1975

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“Don’t forget to be bold.”

She considers those five words every day as the CEO of Yahoo … and gives similar advice to others:

“If you really want to create something transformational — if you really want to make a difference in your life and other people’s lives — yes, it’s always easy to take the safer incremental choice and to iterate … But remember to be bold.

*As you continue to create your dream business, don’t forget to be bold.

ENTERTAINMENT

Duncan Jones 1971 – watch Moon

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*Watch this intriguing space mystery made by David Bowie’s son – Duncan Jones.

FOOD

Bob Evans 1918 – weekend brunch casserole

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Bob Evans believed in treating strangers like friends and friends like family; and those principles are alive today at every Bob Evans Restaurant.

http://www.healthlife.com/resources/recipes/item/?15371-Weekend_Brunch_Casserole

*Invite some friends and/or strangers over for brunch and make them this Bob Evans brunch casserole. Or just meet them at your local Bob Evans restaurant.

SNUB – Wynonna Judd 1964

Review –

  • Let go of your past
  • Blueberries, boxing, and Bikram
  • Watch Brian’s Song
  • Don’t forget to be bold
  • Watch Moon
  • Make a Weekend Brunch Casserole

May 29

JFK DAY

MIND

John F. Kennedy 1917

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“If someone is going to kill me, they are going to kill me.”

Norman Mailer described this as “the wisdom of a man who senses death within him and gambles that he can cure it by risking his life”.

Many respect his coolness when faced with difficult decisions. Others admire his ability to inspire people. Still others think his compassion and his willingness to fight for new government programs to help the poor, the elderly and the ill were most important.

*This is why you want to live life to the fullest – so that you don’t fear death. While alive, be like JFK – have coolness, inspire people, have compassion, and a willingness to help the poor and elderly. If you haven’t figured it out yet, JFK is my favorite president.

BODY

Carmelo Anthony 1984

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“But there were times I stayed away from all meats. I played with my diet a lot.”

“It was all fish and vegetables, juices, things like that.”

*Today you live off of fish, vegetables, and juices. Play basketball today and shoot every time you touch the ball – play no defense.

SOUL

Patrick Henry 1736

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“Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! — I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!”

*Choose liberty over death.

MONEY

Bob Hope 1903

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“If my estate is worth over $50 million, I’ll kiss your ass. I mean that.”

Forbes ultimately estimated a net worth of $115 million – more than enough to collect on Mr. Hope’s bet.

He never paid up.

*Don’t underestimate your worth. You may end up having to kiss someone’s ass.

ENTERTAINMENT

Annette Bening 1958 – watch The Kids are All Right

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*Watch Annette Bening almost win an Oscar in The Kids are All Right 

FOOD

Melanie Brown 1975 – Mel B’s killer army slop

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https://www.instagram.com/officialmelb/

If you had to eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?

“I’d like to say only Indian food but sometimes it gives me heartburn because of the spices, so I’m going to be realistic and say what I call Mel B’s killer army slop: ground turkey, a lot of chopped garlic and red onion, two tins of tomatoes, red and green peppers, sometimes a chilli pepper and a little bit of sweet corn – boom!”

*Eat Mel B’s killer army slop and wash it all down with JFK’s favorite daiquiri.

JFK’s Favorite Daiquiri

  • 3 ounces light rum (or flavored rum if you truly have no shame)
  • 2 ounces fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 ounce fine sugar of simple syrup
  1. Combine all together in shaker, shake vigorously with ice.
  2. Serve without ice, garnish with lime wheel.

SNUB – Maika Monroe 1993

Review –

  • Don’t fear death
  • Fish, vegetables, and juices
  • Choose liberty over death
  • Don’t underestimate your wealth
  • Watch The Kids are Alright
  • Mel B’s Killer Army Slop

May 28

AND THE PIPS DAY

MIND

Ian Fleming 1908

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As he strolled barefoot on his private beach at GoldenEye, in Oracabessa Bay, he dreamed up one of the most lasting characters in global literature and cinema. Today, Fleming Villa remains the inspiring setting for pleasure and imagination.

Decorate with images that speak to you. 

Ground your space with a colorful area rug—for visual interest and soothing sound-absorption.

*Today is the day to start rearranging your house, (or at least your work area) to make it the setting for pleasure and imagination. You may not have a private beach but you can find ways to make the place where you live be more inspiring and entertaining. Maybe you’ll come up with the next James Bond.

BODY

Jim Thorpe 1887 – get your heart checked

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Jim Thorpe was the greatest athlete of the 20th Century. King Gustav V of Sweden told Thorpe: “Sir, you are the greatest athlete in the world.”

Thorpe died on March 28, 1953 of a heart attack.

For prevention & peace of mind

Don’t let heart disease and stroke get in the way of the life you love. Schedule an affordable, accurate health screening today.

https://www.lifelinescreening.com/

*Even if you are the greatest athlete in the world, get a heart check-up today.

SOUL

Gladys Knight 1944

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She is a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, performer, restaurateur, and businesswoman with a spiritual outlook on her life. Her faith in God has been the driving force behind all of her endeavors, guiding her through her many successes.

http://gladysknight.com/

*Have your faith in God be the driving force behind all of your endeavors, guiding you through your successes. Listen to Gladys Knight for inspiration today.

MONEY

Jerry West 1938

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Does the NBA pay Jerry West royalties for using his image and printing it on the mountains of merchandise they sell?

The short answer is “No.” That’s also the long answer, because the NBA won’t admit that it’s Jerry West on the logo.

*Get paid for what you deserve – don’t settle for anything less.

ENTERTAINMENT

Colbie Caillat 1985

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“Throw away self-pity, don’t give time to self-hate, and most importantly, stay away from people who make you feel bad about yourself.”

*Stay away from people who make you feel bad about yourself and listen to Colbie Caillat today.

FOOD

Kylie Minogue 1968 – shrimp on the barbie

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http://www.food.com/recipe/australian-shrimp-on-the-barbie-142234

*Listen to a mix of Gladys Knight, Colbie Caillat, and Kylie Minogue while making her Australian shrimp on the Barbie – even if they do call them prawns in the land down under.   

Wash it down with a vodka martini – shaken, not stirred.

SNUB – Patch Adams 1945

Review –

  • Make your work space more inspiring and entertaining
  • Get your heart checked
  • Have your faith in God lead you to success
  • Get paid for what you deserve
  • Listen to Colbie Caillat
  • Make shrimp on the barbie

May 27

BEER BREAD DAY

MIND

Jim Koch 1949

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“Two craft breweries open every day in this country. It is very competitive. But if it makes you happy, do it. You’re better off being happy than rich. Being rich is a booby prize for people who didn’t get what they really wanted.” 

*If it makes you happy, do it. Maybe the best advice all year. Drink a Samuel Adams and continue to work on your dream business.

BODY

Lily-Rose Depp

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“I actually do love working out. It makes me feel happy – it releases endorphins and makes you feel good. I like to walk places as much as I can and keep active. I think if you’re having a bad day, go and run around or walk around! I think it makes you feel better.”

*Go and run around or walk around with your dad. It’ll make you feel better.

SOUL

Rachel Carson 1907

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There’s a cartoon from the 1960s, portraying a praying mantis with its front legs folded up, praying, saying “God bless momma and poppa…and Rachel Carson!”

*Rachel Carson may have saved more souls than anyone. You don’t need to be a religious leader to save souls. You can save some today, if you’d like. Read Silent Spring for motivation.

MONEY

Cornelius Vanderbilt 1794

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With $100 borrowed from his parents, Cornelius Vanderbilt purchased a periauger (a flat-bottomed sailing barge) and began a ferry service between Staten Island and Manhattan.

At the time of his death in 1877, the Commodore was worth $105 million, a larger sum than in the United States Treasury at the time.

*If you haven’t started your business yet, take $100 (borrowed from your parents, if need be) and use it to start your business. Even if it is securing a domain name – anything to get the ship moving.

ENTERTAINMENT

Andre 3000 1975 = listen to Outkast

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*Listen to Outkast and shake it like a Polaroid picture.

FOOD

Jamie Oliver 1975 – beer bread

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“Take beer bread, for example. All you need is 375g of flour, 3 teaspoons of sugar, and a 330ml bottle of fragrant beer. No yeast, no warm water, no kneading, no proving. The yeast and the air bubbles are in the beer already – you just mix it, bake it for 45 minutes, then eat it. Probably with a beer.”

*Listen to Outkast while making Jamie Oliver’s beer bread. Use Samuel Adams.

SNUB – Vincent Price 1911 and Christopher Lee 1922

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Review –

  • If it makes you happy, do it.
  • Run around with your dad
  • Save souls
  • Invest $100 in your business
  • Listen to Outkast
  • Make beer bread

May 26

TRUE GRIT DAY

MIND

Helena Bonham Carter 1966

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“Confidence comes and goes in life, at different ages and different times. A bit like… tides. You definitely get more of it as you get older.”

*Each day 365DOLF focuses on famous people getting older, but so are you. With that aging comes added confidence.

BODY

Lenny Kravitz 1964

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“Take a picture of yourself, do this routine at least 3 times a week for a month and take another picture – including the big grin on your face!”

http://www.healthguidance.org/entry/13855/1/The-8-Minute-Miracle-Workout.html

*Take a picture of yourself right now. Then do Lenny’s 8 minute miracle workout. When you take a picture of yourself next year on Lenny Kravitz’s birthday, you will see a new you.

SOUL

Stevie Nicks 1948

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“We were probably the perfect, complete, crazy pair. He was the one that I would have married, and that I would probably have changed my life around for a little bit. Not a lot. But he wouldn’t have changed his life either.”

“We were both ‘really seriously drug addicts. We were a couple on the way to hell.”

*Be with someone that isn’t dragging you to Hell with them. Seek help for them and you if needed. Listen to Stevie Nicks for inspiration.

MONEY

Hank Williams, Jr. 1949

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“Well now money can’t buy you happiness but neither can poor ole me
Money won’t help you very much if you wanna find true love
But that don’t mean just being poor will make you better off”

*Don’t be a martyr. All things equal, go for the money. Don’t strive to be poor – you won’t be able to help anyone, most importantly yourself. Strive to be rich and then give it all away, if you truly want to be poor. Listen to Hank Williams, Jr. for motivation.

ENTERTAINMENT

John Wayne 1907 – watch True Grit (1969)

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*Have true grit and watch John Wayne win an Oscar in… True Grit. Pilgrim

FOOD

Pam Grier 1949 – Chardonnay-Steamed Mussels

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“I do pride myself of being a student of the culinary arts.”

Pam Grier’s Chardonnay-Steamed Mussels

Ingredients
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
4 garlic cloves, minced
3 medium shallots, minced
1 1/2 cups Chardonnay
1 cup crème fraîche
2 rosemary sprigs
Salt and freshly ground pepper
3 pounds mussels, scrubbed and debearded
1 baguette, for serving

Directions
In a large pot, heat the olive oil. Add the garlic and shallots and cook over moderately high heat until softened, about 5 minutes. Add the Chardonnay, crème fraîche and rosemary. Season lightly with salt and pepper and bring just to a boil.

Add the mussels, lower heat, cover and cook until they open, about 3 minutes; shake the pot a few times. Pour the mussels and broth into bowls; discard the rosemary and any mussels that don’t open. Serve hot, with bread for dipping.

SNUB – Miles Davis 1926

Review –

  • Age with confidence
  • 8 minute miracle workout
  • Be with someone who is good for your soul
  • Strive to be rich – give it all away, if you want
  • Watch True Grit
  • Chardonnay-steamed mussels

May 25

YOU SHALL NOT PASS DAY

MIND

Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803

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“The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.”

“Commit to work on yourself every day, to become a little better, a little smarter, and in time the best version of you will be realized.”

*Work on yourself today. Become a little better, a little smarter – the goal of 365DOLF. Read Nature – his essay in which he put forward the foundation of Transcendentalism

BODY

Brian Urlacher 1978 – push-pull regiment

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http://www.stack.com/a/brian-urlachers-off-season-training-plan

*Do this push-pull workout today to achieve muscle endurance and fat burning. Organize a game of touch football with friends and family – you play linebacker.

SOUL

Aly Raisman 1994

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“I would like to be remembered for standing up for the right thing. It’s always more important to do the right thing than to win medals. I’d like to change this generation and the next generation so that by the time I have kids, everyone will be educated, so a child never, ever has to say the words, ‘Me too.’”

MONEY

Ian McKellen 1939

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“Living honestly is the only way you can be sure you are pursuing the right profession, that you are surrounding yourself with the right people, and ensuring that you are being honest not only with the rest of the world, but with yourself.”

*Be honest with yourself today. Are you pursuing the right profession? Are you honestly happy with your current job?

ENTERTAINMENT

Mike Myers 1963 – watch Wayne’s World

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*Get with your best friend, party on, and watch Wayne’s World together. If your best friend is a donkey, then Shrek should be your choice.

FOOD

Octavia Spencer 1972 – Minny’s Pie

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Minny refers to her poo-filled pastry as “the Terrible Awful,” but she could also have called it Humble Pie.

http://www.geniuskitchen.com/recipe/minnies-chocolate-pie-from-the-help-462430

*You already have your best friend over. Serve them some Minny’s pie and then watch The Help.

SNUB – Molly Sims 1973

Review –

  • Work on yourself
  • Push-pull workout
  • Stand up for the right thing
  • Live honestly to pursue the right profession
  • Watch Wayne’s World
  • Make Minny’s Pie