my evening: the weather tonight was perfect, mid 70s and clear. when we got home from work I took david for a little wheel around the block in his wagon. went inside for his dinner, listened to some motown. later we played for a while in the lawn, chased a tennis ball around and poking at the garden hose. mike came home and we took turns climbing the little maple tree in our side yard because...
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you...– Eleanor Roosevelt. Need this one today.
Wikipedia: Tiffany Blue →
I’m not that into the jewelry, but this is cool: “The color is produced as a private custom color by Pantone, with PMS number 1837, the number deriving from the year of Tiffany’s foundation. As a trademarked color, it is not publicly available and is not printed in the Pantone Matching System swatch books.”
While Gotham is at the science fair, I’m banging the prom queen behind the...– Timothy McSweeney’s Internet Tendency: I’m Comic Sans, Asshole. (via jmohan) i also really like this: “While Univers is refilling his allergy prescriptions, I’m racing my tricked-out, nitrous-laden Honda Civic against Tokyo gangsters who’ll kill me if I don’t cross the...
New York Times 50 Most Challenging Words (defined... →
meghanelizabeth:breefield:(via mirza) Fun!
from an NPR story about facebook
AMOS: Let’s talk about some of the bigger ideas that surround this notion of privacy. Zuckerberg (Mark Zuckerberg, creator of facebook) talks about transparency - it’s the utmost importance, he says. What he is talking about is you can’t have two personas: the professional face and your personal face. Mr. KIRKPATRICK: Right. AMOS: How realistic is that? Mr. KIRKPATRICK:...
The boy, who Ms. Im estimates was about 2 1/2 years old, made repeated...– Your Brain on Computers - Plugged-In Parents - NYTimes.com (via bookowl) I really don’t want to be like this. I don’t have a blackberry but I’m totally guilty of facebooking while David eats dinner every night. Eek. Might be time to cut that out.
Look closely at the present you are constructing: it should look like the future...– Alice Walker (via dixonlea: adventuresofthemrandmrs: quarterlifecoe) (via emphasisadded)
David Foster Wallace Predicted You Will Get Tired... →
It seems to me that it’s more of a feeling, a sort of texture of feeling. You...– David Foster Wallace, Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself (via thedependentclause)
How To Pick Yourself Up Off The Floor
msmcporkchop:createfindadmire:anepiphany:quote-book:julie911: ♥ Immerse yourself in something positive. Volunteer at a no kill animal shelter. Read to the elderly. Start an art project. Do something to create a positive influence for yourself. Negative thoughts and places are dangerous when you’re down. ♥ Stop letting yourself only see the negatives when you look in the mirror. I used to always...