You can tell if it’s your own plan by how lost you feel. People who do their own...– Penelope Trunk. (via mlarson)
So many reasons to not get one. You’ll have it for the rest of your life! Do you really want to be old with a _____ tattoo on your ______? A friend just came home from South Africa with a tiny, thin tattoo on her foot. Ubuntu (Yes, I know. And yes, of course I teased her.) Tonight I read something beautiful that made me think, again, again, about this already short life that can be cut...
He went on to say “We are no brewers. We are monks. We brew beer to be able to...– » I am not a brewer :mnmlist
Reason to Love Home #41:
It’s 12AM and someone is singing in a deep, hearty voice two floors below, down in the garage.
How to Convince Yourself to Swim Alone in A Deep,...
Just dive in. Don’t think about it. (Diving in. Perfectly cool water.) There are only snakes, leaches, lots of bugs, three fish, an unbelievable number of tiny tadpoles, innumerable frogs and toads, algae, and a few very aggressive red-winged blackbirds. None of these are scary. (Out in the middle. Breast stroke.) This cool water feels so good after working in the hot sun. (One lap....
austinkleon: A Sequence of Lines Traced by Five Hundred Individuals by Clement Valla A Sequence of Lines Consecutively Traced by Five Hundred Individuals is an online drawing tool that lets users do just one thing - trace a line. Each new user only sees the latest line drawn, and can therefore only trace this latest imperfect copy. As the line is reproduced over and over, it changes and evolves...
There is a lot to be said for desperation…The main gift is a willingness to give...– Anne Lamott, Plan B (via messycanvas)
On my desk sit four broken pieces of tile, pottery, and something unknown. I collect them. This started, I think, when my friend Bethany and I started finding broken pieces of tile on the streets we walked in Europe. We found these tiles everywhere, and we started picking them up. Bethany went home and plastered them to a box, which she gave to me. I kept picking up pieces. In a cow field in...
The pond at dusk in June
Tonight it was cool, with rain-settled water and a thickish fog. We dove in quickly, no time to think, kicking around in the water, out in the deep, deep middle. Jokes about creatures. We crawled toward the other side and slipped and slid our way up the muddy bank to the rope swing where we took turns looping out over the water and back. Sometimes walking along the water, sometimes standing on...
Things To Do in the Company of a Four Year Old
~Answer a lot of questions about how things work and why ~Listen to the last two words of every one of your sentences repeated back to you in question form ~Go up and down stairs very slowly ~Wonder why the hairdryer is going in the next room ~Wonder how it’s possible for him to get his fingers caught in things twice in an hour ~Dust off an old dollhouse and help set up house ~Decide...
39. Coffee breaks, cab rides, green rooms. Real growth often happens outside of...– Incomplete Manifesto for Growth via Vineet Kaur