I am up at 5:30 on a Sunday morning, working on a script. Because with the two kids and non-stop travel, it is the only time I can find. Half my brain says “if this is so hard, the universe is telling you it’s not meant to be.” The other half of my brain says “fuck that, keep writing.”
The best one.
This seeming chaos which is in us is a rich, rolling, swelling, dying, lilting, singing, laughing, shouting, crying, sleeping order. — The Timeless Way of Building, Christopher Alexander
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Sorry Eric, but I hate the word pivot.
Somehow, over the last year or so Pivot has managed some literary slight of hand in which it has transformed (pivoted?) itself from a verb to a noun. Crossed over from a series of actions taken out of necessity in achieving an objective to becoming the…
You’re on national TV. Shave your back. — Brian Suddreth
Hang on to your hat. Hang on to your hope. And wind the clock, for tomorrow is another day. — E. B. White (via misswallflower)
You can have a million more Twitter followers than me.
You can have a million more dollars than me.
But you cannot drink a million more cups of coffee than me, because you cannot drink a million cups of coffee. Unless you drink 45 cups a day, every day, for 60 years.
Which means now matter how powerful you are in other arenas, you cannot use check-ins alone to elevate your favorite coffee shop into the stratosphere, leaving mine in the dust.
And I, in turn, can cast a vote for my favorite coffee shop every day, and no matter who you are I can probably keep pace with you.
That’s not to say we are the same. Anytime tallies are taken there will be peaks and valleys. But with respect to location-based activity, those peaks and valleys are smoothed out. A hundred Foursquare check-ins means a lot more than a hundred Twitter followers.
I like that. All of us having a roughly equal vote about who makes the perfect cup of coffee.
When you run make sure you run
To something and not away from — "The Weight of Lies" - The Avett Brothers