step 1: decide you want to start a blog. step 2: start thinking about blog names. brainstorm lung-related phrases that encapsulate the feel you'd like the blog to have. step 3: enlist the help of family. step 4: produce a list of viable options. step 4: identify a frontrunner. step 5: sit on it. let it sink in. make sure it really *feels* right. step 6: repeatedly stumble upon the frontrunner in everyday life thereby confirming its right-ness. (see exhibit a and b below)
exhibit a: flipping through a magazine, i get to the last section and voilá!
exhibit b: leisurely walking through a department store, i decided to check out the department on the upper level. i get off the elevator and immediately run into this.
i understand that this is a common, uplifting phrase, but come on people, it isn't the start of spring and i swear i've never seen it used in such public displays ever before! some may write it off as a simple case of having a phrase in mind and seeing examples of it more often due to your heightened attention, but i maintain that it was fate. and that is the story of how this blog was named. the end.