things my phone can do & some other stuff too.

“Eventually of course, literature got displaced by reality, as it invariably does, but for a while my every day life had the clarify, intensity and certitude of fiction.”

– The Darling, Russell Banks

“I can now see my own suffering as ordinary, just part of what it means to be a human being. I no longer think, Why me? Instead I think, Why not me? The one thing that I gained from writing this book is that it made me intolerant of unhappiness. When I am unhappy now, I often think, How much more of your life can you spend being sad? Go and find some joy.”

Akhil Sharma discusses his piece in this week’s issue: http://nyr.kr/KWkCFK (via newyorker)

“I guess I would describe them as feelings that bloom. Like a flower. Slowly but wonderfully.”

– i let this slip. 

Love is:

When the heart,
clenched like a fist, in fear,
unfurls to grasp another hand. 

The little lives of men

I’m back! For a bit. Tonight’s haul.

Bike series of cards.

A little uglier ish 

went a little overboard and got excited about a new hipster mason jar rubber stamp i got 

Rustic no knead bread throwback. Surprisingly easy and surprisingly tasty!!

Rustic no knead bread throwback. Surprisingly easy and surprisingly tasty!!

Columbia university does the #harlemshake for Baauer

Columbia university does the #harlemshake for Baauer