Tuesday, February 27, 2018

on zero

"Sometimes nothing can be a real cool hand."
- Paul Newman in Cool Hand Luke


"There are no mistakes, just happy accidents."
- Bob Ross

Monday, February 26, 2018

The happiest country in the world

Rent or buy your own reasonably priced compound here. Educate yourself here.

little boys with power

"The intent of hazing is to humiliate, torture, breakdown."
- Hazing Awareness

Sunday, February 25, 2018

different sameness

Suburb in Havana

"I have to change to remain the same."
- Willem de Kooning

The Gallery of the Louvre


Saturday, February 24, 2018

fakest news

"If you can find the right balance between fear and desperation, you can make people believe anything."
- Trevor Noah

Zen of Surfing

"Your attention is so focused in the barrel ride you can't think about anything else."
- Kelly Slater

Friday, February 23, 2018

Man in ultimate pain


"Without it you lost status, face, respect."
- Simon Schama on Rembrandt's bankruptcy 

Tuesday, February 20, 2018


"Thick wall of paint."

Monday, February 19, 2018


"Have nothing in your home that isn't beautiful or useful."
- William Morris

Saturday, February 17, 2018


"Life is a cool teacher. First she loves to give you a lesson. And then you'll learn sooner or later."
- Daymond John

Thursday, February 15, 2018

change never changes

Eric Clapton:
What you're going through now might just actually be a phase. Your set of values might not exist in the next two years.
Jimi Hendrix:
Oh, beautiful!

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Monday, February 12, 2018


"It's important to quit in life until you end up where you want to be."
- Bobcat Goldthwait

Sunday, February 11, 2018

on speed

"There are infinitely worse ways than to die in a car accident."
- Giovanni "Gianni" Agnelli, FIAT

leverage kills

"He who panics doesn't appreciate the gravity of the situation."
- Axiom embraced by Thomas Caldwell

very difficult to stop

Stones rolling downhill.

Saturday, February 10, 2018

on originality

"There's only one person in the world qualified to be you. And that's you!"
- Mister Rogers

a pledge as an 11 year old

"If there's anything I'm gonna be, I'm gonna be a badass."
- Teddy Roosevelt #DrunkHistory

Friday, February 9, 2018


"Religion, tribe, ideals."
- Human beings can be rallied around one of three things

fear is the mind killer

"When you laugh you can think; when you're afraid you can't think."
- Stephen Colbert

Thursday, February 8, 2018

yell quietly

"Confidence is silent; insecurity is loud."
- Axiom

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

some men you just can't reach

"What we've got here is failure to communicate."

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

plus tithes

"The point of Pilgrimages was to contemplate relics."
- Lord Clark

on letting go

Col. Trautman:
It's over, Johnny. It's over!

Sunday, February 4, 2018

empathetic dictator

"The idea that you need to be a monster to create interesting work needs to be squelched."
- Bradly Whitford on working with Steven Spielberg and Clint Eastwood

Harvard "D" student

“The real spiel I have for you is to have a good time while you are in your jobs. Have a good time. The newspaper will be great if you’re having a good time.”
- Ben Bradlee to graduates at the Columbia School of Journalism, May 2007

Saturday, February 3, 2018


“Don't ever take a fence down until you know the reason it was put up.”
G.K. Chesterton

Life is

" ... a dream. A frightful dream."
- Commodus, Gladiator

skull jockey

"It's profound to be understood."

Friday, February 2, 2018

Thursday, February 1, 2018

The Wall

"As of this week, the Berlin Wall has been down for longer than it was up."

annoyance correlates with success