I’ve never tried any of the fancy modern pharmaceutical mood elevators. I’ve not yet had the need. I can usually brighten my day by using a carefully measured combination of a tall glass of cool carbonated beverage and a little Mark Twain. Side effects of this treatment may include a desire to brush one’s teeth and a congruently toothy smile.
Here is a recent Mark Twain…
Extract From Captain Stormfield’s Visit To Heaven
By Mark Twain; Read by Gregg Margarite
2 MP3 Files or Podcast – Approx. 1 Hour 28 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]
Published: December 8, 2009
In the afterlife grizzled sea captain Eli Stormfield finds himself piloting a ship to heaven. Despite a detour and some navigation errors he arrives but finds the transition to heavenly bliss a little disconcerting. – Although first drafted in the late 1870’s this story did not see print until the December 1907 and January 1908 issues of “Harper’s Magazine”. The next year it was made available as a Christmas gift book and represents the last volume Mark Twain published in his lifetime.
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The carbonated beverage of the moment is PC Italian Soda – Blood Orange
[Thanks also to Annise!]
Posted by Jesse Willis