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Enduring philosophies and favorite quotes

Hoping is half-assed
just like hopping is one-legged.
or leap
with all you have.

Playlist pieces

I need your grace to remind me to find my own.


There’s not much good in goodbye.


Recent comments

Excuse me, are you lost? Perhaps you would care to visit the site map



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"Everything counts a little more than we think..."

14 September 2009 Monday

Wedding Saving Passbook (Nice Story)

slated in mainstream at 2:22 pm

:Email forward. Original source unknown:

Monica married Nick this day. At the end of the wedding party, Monica’s mother gave her a newly opened bank saving passbook with Rs.1000 deposit amount.

Mother: ‘Monica, take this passbook. Keep it as a record of your marriage life. When there’s something happy and memorable happened in your new life, put some money in. Write down what it’s about next to the line. The more memorable the event is, the more money you can put in. I’ve done the first one for you today. Do the others with Nick.

When you look back after years, you can know how much happiness you’ve had.’ …

28 July 2009 Tuesday

Credit card consolidation

slated in mainstream at 6:50 pm

Learned something very useful yesterday about credit cards.

You can combine multiple cards/accounts (from the same provider) into one.
And you can change one type of card to another (that the provider offers)

30 June 2009 Tuesday

Independent Antioch College

slated in mainstream at 8:15 pm


Antioch University and Antioch College Continuation Corporation Reach Accord

Ann Arbor, MI—With support from the Great Lakes Colleges Association (GLCA), the boards of Antioch University and the Antioch College Continuation Corporation (ACCC) each unanimously voted in favor of a set of definitive agreements for the creation of an independent college in Yellow Springs, Ohio, including the transfer of the campus and endowment. Once all conditions are met, the transfer will occur in late summer.

Alumni group to pay $6M to separate Antioch College in Ohio from parent university

02 June 2009 Tuesday


slated in mainstream at 4:16 pm

Bing (Microsoft’s new search engine), doesn’t pass the standard “alicson” test. So comfortable with Google anyway.

01 April 2009 Wednesday

"Nonstop has been a victory for humanity"

slated in mainstream at 9:08 pm

Many have contributed to Nonstop at a level of personal sacrifice I personally find inspiring — granted, not as much as we’d have liked nor sufficient to guarantee Nonstop’s future, but at least enough to incubate an experiment in higher education in which we all ought to be able to take pride. In less than a year, I would absolutely say Nonstop has been a victory for humanity.

— TK

18 November 2008 Tuesday

String theory summarized

slated in mainstream at 12:08 am
This works on pretty much every level.

[via xkcd]

11 November 2008 Tuesday

150 List..

slated in mainstream, consumed at 6:46 pm

Bold the ones you’ve done.

01. Bought everyone in the bar a drink
02. Swam with dolphins
03. Climbed a mountain (but not like a real hike with rappelling and stuff. hm)
04. Taken a Ferrari for a test drive
05. Been inside the Great Pyramid
06. Held a tarantula
07. Taken a candlelit bath with someone
08. Said “I love you” and meant it
09. Hugged a tree
10. Bungee jumped
11. Visited Paris
12. Watched a lightning storm at sea
13. Stayed up all night long and saw the sun rise
14. Seen the Northern Lights

22 August 2008 Friday

Koans conversation

slated in stuff, mainstream at 4:18 pm

If you meet the Buddha on the road, kill him.

I don’t know what that means.
I’ll ask Wikipedia/Google.

Dad: you know, people are using Google more and more to answer all kind of big life questions now..
like, “what should I wear today?”, “what should I do this weekend?”

24 June 2008 Tuesday

slated in mainstream at 6:10 pm

This makes me really, really, really happy.

Big screen on Vimeo: Where the Hell is Matt? 2008

Also Ferrydusted in 2006

20 June 2008 Friday

A Softer World : 319

slated in mainstream at 9:14 pm

I really like this one.

None of those lines seemed to be about you or me.

Don’t forget to hover the graphic for the image alt xkcd-style.

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