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Nov 21
workin’ on it. 

workin’ on it. 


i know this is a re-blog. but it’s just so so so true that i cannot help but do just that. 

i know this is a re-blog. but it’s just so so so true that i cannot help but do just that. 

(via explore-blog)


“The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.” Friedrich Nietzsche (via toteardown)

(via smashfizzle)


Nov 18

the choice between money and meaning

Let me put that even more simply. You’re going to need to apply not just the following professional skills — entrepreneurship; “networking,” pluck and drive, strategic thinking, leadership, branding and marketing — but also the following human capacities: a stubborn refusal to obey the dictates of the status quo, an unwavering empathy, a healthy disrespect for the naysayers, the humility of the servant and the pride of the master artisan, a persevering sense of grace, a heaping spoonful of that most dangerously unpredictable of substances, love, and, finally, the unflinching belief in a better tomorrow that those have always had who dust their saddles off, dig their spurs in, and forge ahead into the great unknown. -Umair Haque (props to rita t for tuning me into this blog)


Nov 8
hahahahah. #basically 

hahahahah. #basically 

(via amyseimetz)


Nov 7

you can make it here in America—if you’re willing to try

I have never been more hopeful about America.  And I ask you to sustain that hope.  I’m not talking about blind optimism, the kind of hope that just ignores the enormity of the tasks ahead or the roadblocks that stand in our path.  I’m not talking about the wishful idealism that allows us to just sit on the sidelines or shirk from a fight.

I have always believed that hope is that stubborn thing inside us that insists, despite all the evidence to the contrary, that something better awaits us so long as we have the courage to keep reaching, to keep working, to keep fighting.

America, I believe we can build on the progress we’ve made and continue to fight for new jobs and new opportunity and new security for the middle class.  I believe we can keep the promise of our founders, the idea that if you’re willing to work hard, it doesn’t matter who you are or where you come from or what you look like or where you love.  It doesn’t matter whether you’re black or white or Hispanic or Asian or Native American or young or old or rich or poor, able, disabled, gay or straight, you can make it here in America if you’re willing to try.

I believe we can seize this future together because we are not as divided as our politics suggests.  We’re not as cynical as the pundits believe.  We are greater than the sum of our individual ambitions, and we remain more than a collection of red states and blue states.  We are and forever will be the United States of America.

transcript from President Obama’s acceptance speech


Nov 5

these are the days. and by God, I am thankful.

amen, rita. AMEN.


Nov 1
correction @boho, this is #humboldtpark.
bohemian-embassy:

#lonelybones

correction @boho, this is #humboldtpark.

bohemian-embassy:

#lonelybones


Oct 24
all day everyday. 

all day everyday. 

(via infinitetonight)


Oct 17

indeed.