Ring the bells (ring the bells) that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack in everything (there is a crack in everything) That’s how the light gets in… ~ Leonard Cohen
Definitely a must see! The funniest story I’ve read is from David’s book Holidays on Ice. If you have ever been unemployed and desperately looking for work, you have to read the first chapter Santaland Diaries. It will tickle your despair and frustration. Trust me. Here’s an excerpt.
“To the Bauhaus, design was an applied form of art, an approach that I believe to be fundamentally wrong. It is what creates a misleading impression that designers make beautiful objects. Design is a way of thinking, about addressing the fundamental needs of people and society. It can be applied to all aspects of human andContinue reading “Bauhaus”
“It is well to cultivate a friendly feeling towards error, to treat it as a companion inseparable from our lives, as something having a purpose which it truly has.” – Maria Montessori More on Why Understanding These Four Types of Mistakes Can Help Us Learn.
Nature’s little gems. #BluebonnetLeaves #DrJoeHanson
“The inverted spectrum thought experiment, originally developed by John Locke, invites us to imagine that we wake up one morning and find that for some unknown reason all the colors in the world have been inverted. Furthermore, we discover that no physical changes have occurred in our brains or bodies that would explain this phenomenon. Supporters ofContinue reading “Qualia”
It began with the The New Yorker’s article on Oxford philosopher Derek Parfit (which in my head I keep pronouncing as “parfait” and I’m not sure if that’s because I’ve been denying myself ice cream or because of the piece I recently read on an Italian cardiologist’s patented performance-enhancing gelato). In any case, somehow I endedContinue reading “Nobody”
Always prepared for the worst. Even when painting. Baha! #TheRealDisasterArtist #RealBadArt
I can’t even… #TheDisasterArtist #OhHiMark #JamesFranco #SethRogen
I am loving this book. Thank you Santa! There’s a chapter about taking the time to reflect upon the beautiful moments we have each day. The authors create a space to write them down, cut them out, and savour them like little chocolate morsels. Here’s one of my beautiful moments. What’s yours?