To me, football is so much about mental toughness, it’s digging deep, it’s doing whatever you need to do to help a team win and that comes in a lot of shapes and forms.
Happy Super Bowl Day everybody! Though I quoted Tom Brady above, I want the Eagles to win solely because #ATXPride. Let’s go Nick Foles! Represent Westlake HS, the ATX, and Texas!
It’s a very dangerous state. You are inclined to recklessness and kind of tune out the rest of your life and everything that’s been important to you. It’s actually not all that pleasurable. I don’t know who the hell wants to get in a situation where you can’t bear an hour without somebody’s company.
Part of me has to agree, but there’s also that part of me that finds peace in that state of not wanting to bear an hour without somebody’s company. Is that weird? Someone tell me that’s weird. Actually don’t.
If you were born without wings, do nothing to prevent them from growing.
For last year’s words belong to last year’s language
And next year’s words await another voice.
-T.S. Eliot, Four Quartets
To 2018 and the continuation of the conversations that were supposed to be said long ago.
Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.
It’s the last Friday of 2017. Here’s to more adventures to mysterious lands in 2018!
It’s the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.
Happy birthday Marlene! Props to Sasha Velour for creating such a magnificent Google Doodle.
Somebody was trying to tell me that CDs are better than vinyl because they don’t have any surface noise. I said, “Listen, mate, life has surface noise.”
John Peel (the longest serving of the original BBC Radio 1 DJs)
Spring passes and one remembers one’s innocence.
Summer passes and one remembers one’s exuberance.
Autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence.
Winter passes and one remembers one’s perseverance.
Some people think destiny is something you cannot escape, such as death or a curdled cheesecake, both of which always turn up sooner or later.
-Lemony Snicket, The Penultimate Peril
To sell your soul is the easiest thing in the world. That’s what everybody does every hour of his life. If I asked you to keep your soul – would you understand why that’s much harder?
-Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead
I understand it’s much harder. I also understand the payoff in the end is much more worth it.
Stoked for my first Dungeons & Dragon session. Wish Camilla (my half-elf wizard character) and me much luck!
After all, Ginger Rogers did everything that Fred Astaire did. She just did it backwards and in high heels.