Giving Thanks 2011, a set on Flickr. This year I actually wished my grandpa had made us go around and say what we’re thankful for–like he has in years past. Right now, I’m feeling particularly thankful for a whole bunch. One of which is a family I actually genuinely enjoy spending my time with (and anxiously look forward to seeing)…
Since I have been feeling a tad overwhelmed and overworked lately; now might be the ideal time to reflect on some inspiring quotes from blogger/author/ lifestyle management guru Tim Ferriss. I recently read his much-hyped (in the “blogosphere,” at least) “The Four Hour Workweek,” and, for the most part, found it to be worth much of the hype… Noteworthy quotes/excerpts: […]
Sarah & Kevin’s Big Day, a set on Flickr. For some reason there were people who wanted me to be their wedding photographer! And for some reason I had the confidence to give it a go… Here are the results!
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As a freshman in high school I was given the assignment of writing a descriptive paper about a special person in my life. My paper, titled “My Billo-Haired Friend” was an ode to my grandpa (“Brillo-Hair,” is a reference to his course, curly white hair). This was not a difficult assignment. I have looked up to my grandpa my entire […]
I’ve often wondered this. More lately, as I’ve attempted to learn a new language, while also helping a non-native speak English. Language is one of those things that becomes stranger the more you think about it; i.e. try saying a familiar word out loud more than a few consecutive times. A simple, often spoken word begins to sound strange and foreign when repeated. It’s fascinating to me how languages can sound so rhythmically different from one another. French carries a vastly different tune from English, English from Spanish, so forth. Kind of mind boggling?
“Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresea, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.” –Life’s Little Instruction Book