As you know, I’m a huge fan of Sara B. so I caught up on Jimmy Fallon and saw her peform the song on the show. I realize I hadn’t paid attention to the lyrics and just how beautiful they are. In that moment, I decided that I’m going to dance to this at my wedding. Whenever that happens.Source: Spotify
"That’s just the cherry on top of the “I win” Sunday I served you."
"I’ve always loathed the necessity for sleep. Like death, it puts even the most powerful men on their backs."
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And yet they have extremely low rates of cycling related head injuries. Meanwhile, the US is among those countries that lead in both wearing helmets and head injuries. One of the main differences? Serious investments in cycling infrastructure, much of which is segregated or protected from auto traffic.
Imagine that, give cyclists a separate place to bike and they’re safe.
(via npr)Source: thisbigcity
The first time I saw this commercial I thought it was going to be for a book, a movement… something other than an iPad Air. Then again, this is what Steve Jobs was all about, right? We all recall is ode to the crazy ones.
I’m almost embarrassed to admit how much this ad captured me when I saw it the first time. The opening verse in particular hit home. We don’t create to sustain life, but those creations are worth living for. Bravo, Apple. Bravo.
If you haven’t experienced it for yourself yet, watch the above and read here:
We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, business, engineering — these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love — these are what we stay alive for.
To quote from Whitman,
“O me, O life of the questions of these recurring.
Of the endless trains of the faithless. Of cities filled with the foolish. What good amid these, O me, O life?
Answer: that you are here. That life exists and identity. That the powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse.”
“That the powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse.”
What will your verse be?