sleepy thought #26
I hate Halloween. It makes me feel insecure and childish.
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.– Steve Jobs, The New York Times, 2003 (via hrrrthrrr)
The enemy of art is the absence of limitations.– Orson Welles via danhacker (via hydeordie) This reminds me of “The Five Obstructions.” (via yumwatch)
Joaquin Phoenix Shocks With Retirement... →
This is not shocking at all if you have any idea what kind of guy Pheonix is. But this album thing is weird- considering the whole doing it to ‘get rid of demons’ thing. Money demons perhaps? A little disappointed, not gonna lie.
As president, Mr. McCain would take a bully pulpit approach to student aid,...– If Elected … - Candidates’ Positions on Student Loans Reflect Experience and Market Views - Series - NYTimes.com First off, I can easily see this getting lost in the McCain mire pretty quickly. Universities would largely be ignored and allowed to continue doing whatever they like with their...
So officially, as of today, I am not unemployed.
sarahchristine: I start training next week. I interviewed for the Catering Coordinator job at Il Mulino, just found out yesterday I did not get the position, I suspected I wouldn’t, no proven sales experience. They had mentioned it at the interview, but I was “officially” asked to be a host today and work with the maitre’d and of course, work with the person who got the job I really really wanted....
Are you prepared for the storm of lovemaking with which you will be assailed?– Woodrow Wilson to his wife Ellen Wilson, in a letter (via cellophaneflowers) (via mllewang) Now picture what Woodrow Wilson looked like, then re-read the quote… ew. (via henryeatspeople) (via lhh) Woodrow Wilson or Ron Burgundy? (via notthatkindagay) Hhahaha.
Rosa sat so Martin could walk. Martin walked, so Obama could run. Obama is...– Overheard on NPR. Think about that for awhile. (via trappedintime) (via booksarebetterthanboys) (via julyshewillfly) (via robot-heart)
And through timeless words and priceless pictures We’ll fly like birds not of...– Jason Mraz (via paperflowers) Quite the wordsmith.
How did YOU discover tumblr?
onemoretimewithfeeling: bunkercomplex: mascarah: I’m interested to know…how did you find tumblr? who/what introduced you to it? And lastly, when is your tumblr anniversary? supersonicelectronic: I believe David Chois how I discovered tumblr. And I discovered his site through Amir Blumenfeld’s blog. I also became an avid reader of Jakob Lodwick’s tumblr at some point. My tumblr...
Was America ready for a black baseball player in the 40s? No, but Jackie...– Chris Rock speaking on the reluctance of some whites to vote for Obama. (via cajunboy) (via peterwknox) This would be a lot more accurate if Jackie Robinson had been in Jr. High and had only played little league for two years. (via muppetpants) And I would argue that Obama’s experience is more...
College is among the few products that don?t necessarily give you what you pay...– “America’s Most Overrated Product: the Bachelor’s Degree” - Marty Nemko (via memes) (via radarchive)
All white people like hummus. In fact, if you find a white person who does not...– Stuff White People Like (via jessicalindsey) (via radarchive) I’m gonna take this personally. Which is another thing white people like to do I’m sure.
Statesman: Daughter of slave votes for Obama →
robot-heart: notemily:thedailywhat: Move over Sister Cecilia Gaudette: Amanda Jones, 109, the daughter of a man born into slavery, has lived a life long enough to touch three centuries. And after voting consistently as a Democrat for 70 years, she has voted early for the country’s first black presidential nominee. Inspiring.
Accept everything about yourself—I mean everything. You are you and that is the...– Henry Kissinger (via thresca) (via present) (via chiaoju) I guess this is how he copes with being a murderer.
The second you realize the weather matches your mood, the rest of your day...– Jessica Coen (via blakeley) (via ameliamagritte) (via jessicap) (via rd67) Jessica, you act like that’s a bad thing.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.– Martin Luther King, Jr. (via unicornology:unburyingthelead:vruz) (via robot-heart)
Put simply, if Palin says “Barack Obama consorts with terrorists”, she is making...– What Sarah Palin Is Saying - Anil Dash (via nickdouglas) That last sentence is particularly interesting.
Obama Assassination Plot Disrupted By ATF →
robot-heart: election08: The ATF reports that it has disrupted an assassination plot against presidential candidate Barack Obama. The plan apparently included plans to kill or behead 102 black people at a predominantly black Tennessee high school. The plan was to be carried out by two neo-Nazi skinheads. I suspect we’ll be seeing a lot of this if Obama gets elected.
Characterizing Obama’s plan to tax the nation’s top earners at 39 percent...– Andrew Romano, Time on “Barack The Redistributor!” via inadvisable (via soupsoup) (via robot-heart)
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of...– Plato (via affremblequotes)
But let’s get back to Trig, the public face of special needs. Unfortunately, his...– Jessica @ Jezebel, Advances In Prenatal Testing Create New Twist In Abortion Debate (via lookuplookup) (via robot-heart)
tylercoates: Using AIM on a Mac makes for pretty screenshots, but it’s really hard to do that old college trick where you copy and paste the conversation you’re having with Friend 1 into the conversation you’re having with Friend 2. word on this.
lissak06: meganmcisaac: otis redding - these...
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks...– Thomas Edison. (via dailymeh)
Cutest thing ever.
radarchive: professionalwidow: HOW WOULD THE WORLD BE DIFFERENT IF PEOPLE DIDN’T GET MARRIED? There sure would be a lot of kids to explain, wouldn’t there? - Kelvin, age 8 HOW WOULD YOU MAKE A MARRIAGE WORK? Tell your wife that she looks pretty even if she looks like a truck. - Rick, age 10 ? Stupid People - Kids on Marriage Those are my favorites.
The love we give away is the only love we keep.– — Elbert Hubbard (via lissak06) Name is a little close to someone crazy- doesn’t make it any less true though.