Monthly Archives: April 2013

3 Reasons to Travel While You’re Young

3 Reasons to Travel While You’re Young “For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” – Robert Louis Stevenson “The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them […]

First Major American Pro-Athlete Comes Out

Why NBA center Jason Collins is coming out now NBA Player Jason Collins becomes the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport. Thank you Jason for starting this conversation. “Some people insist they’ve never met a gay person. But Three Degrees of Jason Collins dictates that no NBA player can claim […]

The Picture of Dorian Gray – The Preface

The Picture of Dorian Gray “The Preface” The artist is the creator of beautiful things. To reveal art and conceal the artist is art’s aim. The critic is he who can translate into another manner or a new material his impression of beautiful things. The highest as the lowest form of criticism is a mode […]

Non-profit provides “food stamps” for pets

Non-profit provides “food stamps” for pets The Pet Food Stamps program, a registered NYS non-profit corporation, has been created to fill the void in the United States Food Stamp program which excludes the purchase of pet food and pet supplies. In these rough economic times, many pet owners are forced to abandon their beloved pet […]

Second Hand News

“Second Hand News” was written by Fleetwood Mac frontman Lindsey Buckingham. It is the first track on the Rumours album – the most successful album of Fleetwood Mac’s career with sales of over 40 million worldwide, going 19x platinum in the US and 10x platinum in the UK. The band’s original drummer Mick Fleetwood calls […]

Mustard Seeds

Originally posted on 67paintings:
There is a old story in Buddhism, usually referred to as the Mustard Seed story. A mother who has just lost her child hears that the Buddha is in town; she goes to him, weeping and begging him to use his supernatural powers to revive the child. The Buddha consents to…

I love San Francisco

  “If I do not to heaven, I’m going to do what every San Franciscan does who goes to heaven. He looks around and says, ‘It ain’t bad, but it ain’t San Francisco.” -Anonymous

Nerd Moment: Super Mario Bros. V. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

What happens when Mario gets his comeuppance. 

The Life Manifesto

man·i·fes·to /ˌmanəˈfestō/ Noun A public declaration of policy and aims, esp. one issued before an election by a political party or candidate. Synonyms manifest – proclamation – declaration

Boyz-N-The Hood

Boyz-N-The-Hood Woke up quick at about noon Just thought that I had to be in Compton soon I gotta get drunk before the day begins Before my mother starts bitchin’ about my friends About to go and damn near went blind Young n***** on the pad throwin’ up gang signs I went in the house […]