The cause of most of man’s unhappiness is sacrificing what he wants most...– Gordon B. Hinckley
The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings but shorter tempers, wider Freeways, but narrower viewpoints. We spend more, but have less, we buy more, but enjoy less. We have bigger houses and smaller families, more conveniences, but less time. We have more degrees but less sense, more knowledge, but less judgment, more experts, yet more problems, more medicine, but less...
One must learn to love.— This is what happens to us in music: first one has to...– Friedrich Nietzche (via lunacy)
So, I love the History Channel. I also have a slight thing for the paranormal. (What? Those ghost shows are interesting!) And I’m thinking that means I should go on the Alcatraz night time tour while I’m in San Francisco. Even my friends thought that it seemed like something I would do, solo or not. It’s going to be so cool! I’m totally coming off as a dork right now,...
Travel brings power and love back into your life.– Mawlana Jalal-al-Din Rumi
If You Run - The Boxer Rebellion Without a label...
…this is just like life must be for about 99 percent of the people in the...– Snow Crash - Neal Stephenson
Human beings have always employed an enormous amount of clever devices for...– John Gardner (via atomos)
There are times to stay put, and what you want will come to you, and there are...– Lemony Snicket
clavicola: Canadian Girl by The Walkmen You...
It is words that are to blame. They are the wildest, freest, most irresponsible,...– Virginia Woolf (via souvrir)
Every second of life is about timing, and the atmosphere of the present. And you...– Morrissey (via spmorrissey)
Say It To Me Now - The Frames Glen Hansard never...
socalgentleman replied to your post:Why why why do I never listen to my own advice and… I can attest to the fact that oreos and uke can make almost any day better. Hope you feel better. Well, now that there is solid statistical background that this is indeed effective, I will commence with oreos and uke. Thank you :)
Why why why do I never listen to my own advice and always believe what people say? Actions, not words, J. You end up feeling like a fool. Like right now. I’m just going to go play my ukulele. Maybe it’ll make me feel better. Ukulele and oreos.
Holding all I used to be sorry about like the new moon holding water.– Faulkner, The Sound and the Fury (via birdouncedboughs)
This Is The Thing - Fink And the things that keep...
Have any of you guys used TinEye? It’s a reverse image search engine. Totally using this the next time I need to know where an image came from or what it is. It looks pretty simple, doesn’t it? I hope it works! That would be just nifty. P.S. Hi new followers! P.P.S. Thank you to my followers who have also started following my other blog!
Today after work I scored: a, what appears to be in working condition, SX-70 for $10 (Yes, I already have one that works. Whatevs.) a cute little print of Arc de Triomphe de l’Étoile for $4 the exhilaration of getting off from work early on a Friday a drive-by hug from a friend My Friday night will include: working on a redesign for a friend’s blog watching Roman Holiday ...
Everything you do is triggered by an emotion of either desire or fear.– Brian Tracy
You’re the only girl I’ve seen for a long time that actually did look like...– F. Scott Fitzgerald, Tender Is the Night (via ish07)
A hidden connection is stronger than an obvious one.– Heraclitus (via thediarists)
csebastian asked: Just a heads up-- you still have great taste! :)
The images of his infinite pasts and infinite futures washed over him as he...– Everything Is Illuminated - Jonathan Safran Foer
I was dying, of course, but then we all are. Every day, in perfect increments, I...– How I Live Now - Meg Rosoff
By hook or by crook, I hope that you will possess yourselves of money enough to...– Virginia Woolf
It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you...– L’Invitation - Oriah Mountain Dreamer
Someone Like You - Adele That relationship, that...
Choosing a path meant having to miss out on others. She had a whole life to...– Brida - Paulo Coelho
(Source: City and Colour) As promised, more info about the release of City and Colour’s third album, Little Hell. The album is scheduled to be released worldwide on June 7th, 2011. Track Listing: 1. We Found Each Other in the Dark / 2. Natural Disaster / 3. The Grand Optimist / 4. Little Hell / 5. Fragile Bird / 6. Northern Wind / 7. O’Sister / 8. Weightless / 9. Sorrowing Man /...
I didn’t realize then that so much of being adult is reconciling ourselves with...– Douglas Coupland (via dailystendhalnitesaudade)
I’m thinking of heading to San Francisco/Oakland for the end of April and beginning of May. Why then? I can see The Head And The Heart and Explosions In The Sky while I’m there… Yes, shows are a major factor in trip planning. Especially on solo trips where one can enjoy their time to the fullest.