-Ogden Nash, poet (1902-1971)
In the grand scheme of things
is there really any difference between having your phone on vibrate and having a ringtone?
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Lovestreams - “Shock Corridor”
Recorded by Will Sheff at Crystal Snifter, Brooklyn. Mixed by Phil Palazzolo at the Honeyjar, Brooklyn. Cover art by Jacob Escobedo.
Okkervil River’s frontman, Will Sheff, wrote and recorded an album by himself, for himself. He released this song, but he’s not sure if he’ll ever release the rest. I really hope he does.
I believe that truth is like potential energy. An absolute measurement does exist somewhere, but it is wholly useless. the real utility, and veracity, is when they are regarded as relative.
It is often said that the only way to get good at something is to practice it. Be it baseball, piano, reading, anything; if you want to get better at something, go out and do it*.
Faith is one of the important skills to have in this life. Faith can stand in for courage, for bravery, trust, or hope. It is the ultimate cure-all for sicknesses of the soul. Faith is unique; it is outstanding. But in one aspect, faith is exactly like all other skills: it must be learned.
*this does not apply to skills such as commercial airplane flying, base jumping, or sword swallowing.
My greatest fear
is that, when i reach the final crossroads, the button moulder will want to melt me down.
sometimes i need to put thoughts into words in order to understand what i’m thinking. sometimes i need to put ideas into metaphors in order to understand what they mean. this is one of those times:
How I classify my time:
- Time spent studying
- Time that should have been spent studying
This summer, when I thought about leaving for college, I thought to myself, “Oh no, I’m going to miss my friends!”
Today, when I was thinking about going home for the summer, I thought to myself, “Oh no, I’m going to miss my friends!”