Meditation and Ice Cream Hot Spots

Reasons to smile this week

During the busy travel days of summer, we appreciate Zenports, like Chicago’s O’Hare. The U.S.’s third-busiest airport invites travelers to do a sun salutation in its recently unveiled, bamboo-floored yoga room in Terminal 3.

The first airport to open a yoga room was San Francisco International in September 2012. The soothing blue-colored room is located in Terminal 2, but temporarily closed until November.

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Photo: San Francisco International Airport

Only on Balboa Island, in California’s Orange County, can a kerfuffle break out over which shop served the Balboa Bar first. For 70 years, the vanilla ice cream square has been dipped in chocolate then buried in toppings, like crushed peanuts, sprinkles, and Oreo bits. Cheers to 70 more.

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