The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy, but that it is...– ― H.L. Mencken, A Mencken Chrestomathy (via nevver)
Internet Backlash Spreads in Wake of Armstrong...
Originally posted on PolicyMic here. In his heyday, Lance Armstrong was the guy who got everyone off of the couch and onto a bike. His hometown of Austin is now known as one of the most bike-friendly cities in the country, his name and face were attached to multiple big-time advertising deals (my favorite being Michelob Ultra, the “healthy” beer), and he was seen biking about with...
To toil, to think, to long, to grieve - is such my future fate? The morn was...– Charlotte Brontë (via damnfinecupoftea)
Spend five minutes cooking pasta and a whole other hour musing about it. Have...– Haruki Murakami
Language is how ghosts enter the world. They twist into awkward positions to...– Anne Michaels, from “What the Light Teaches”
Life is a huge farce, and the advantage of possessing a sense of humour is that...– George R. Gissing
My Review for Murder By Death @ The Bluebird via...
We are getting close to that time of year known as the end of summer. It seemed endless and infinite for a while there, but it does indeed have an expiration date. Summer’s demise can be a bit dubious; summer is more officially over when the fall equinox occurs on September 22, or one could say Labor Day weekend is the symbolic end, and maybe others would contend that the first day of school...
The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the...– Ernest Hemingway, author and journalist, Nobel laureate (1899-1961)
“Big Trouble in Little Gainesville” <—- Haha, precious!
Walking potion: 10 parts sugar - 90 parts whiskey. If it’s cold out, I take a...– Babycakes (via wavingatplanes)