- That the first spoonful of a new jar of peanut butter is always the best.
- That music can make almost any experience at least a little bit better.
- That good friends can do the same.
- That the fact that someone famous said something does not make it true.
- That water is better, yes... but caffeine is not the devil.
- That having a degree does not make you smarter.
- That reading does.
- That staying close to far flung friends isn't impossible, that it does take some effort, and that it's worth it.