Big fan of the minimal wall calendar by IOTA.
“Social media forms are performative solo forms with an odd conflation of friendship and marketing; the body is alone in a room performing the self, with an undercurrent of desire for applause. Without a town square to gather in and hash out the day with neighbors, social media communications have a shading of loneliness underneath.”
– Annie-B Parson
“I don’t know what I’m doing. And if you don’t know what to do, there’s actually a chance of doing something new. As long as you know what you’re doing, nothing much of interest is going to happen.”
– Philip Glass
Meet Jonah Hill’s friend and therapist, Phil Stutz. Directed by Hill, this film invites you to explore Dr. Stutz’s Tools for life in an effort to get real, get personal, and get better.
“The most audacious thing I could possibly state in this day and age is that life is worth living. It’s worth being bashed against. It’s worth getting scarred by. It’s worth pouring yourself over every one of its hot coals.”
– Jeff Buckley
“When considering whether to buy yet another book, you might well ask yourself when you’ll get around to reading it. But perhaps there are other, even more important considerations, such as the intellectual value of the book in its still-unread state.”
The Virtue of Owning Books You Haven’t Read: Why Umberto Eco Kept an “Antilibrary”
OMG! I want to ride EJ Hill’s Bubblegum Pink Roller Coaster Through a Mass MoCA Gallery. Says the woman who doesn’t like roller coasters.
“Love consists of this: two solitudes that meet, protect and greet each other. ”
― Rainer Maria Rilke
“Isn’t it wonderful to be alive? You know, you can forget all about it. Then suddenly you remember, and think of all the things you can do. Here I am. I can walk around. I can talk. I can see things and remember things. I am alive. How wonderful.”
– Sophia Loren
The NYC Marathon is my favorite day of the year. Nothing compares to the loving and uplifting energy pulsing through this city on this day. And then, the signs, they make me happy. My neighborhood Fort Greene really goes all out. See my neighbors dance here.
“I oscillate between thinking I am crazy, and thinking I am not crazy enough.”
– Joyce Carol Oates
My son is obsessed with playing the piano. This had me google the making of a Steinway and stumble upon this. What a beautiful world to be in. The piano building world.