The best things about the best things in life may not even be those things. If that sounds confusing, read on and discover a great lesson about the art of embracing rituals as an essential part of pleasure.
Norman Rockwell was famous for creating some of the most iconic American art, artwork that celebrated American men and boys. And among friends, he was also famous for smoking a pipe.
A true story: Sigmund Freud's nephew fought discrimination against women by their husbands in 1929; he organized an Easter Sunday protest to force husbands to allow women to smoke. His protest went viral overnight, and soon women could smoke just about any damn place they wanted.
We know smoking kills; and we're certainly not suggesting that you take it up as a hobby. But we also miss all the great things about smoking almost no one talks about anymore. That's why we love the way Matt Labash from the Washington Examiner handles this reader's question.