Monthly Archives: May 2012

morning ralph.

“Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.” 

“Finish every day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.”

–Ralph Waldo Emerson (on both counts)

Garrison Keillor does The Writer’s Almanac. Love what he opened with this morning.

 

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atlanta dispatch.

Took a brief jump to Atlanta a couple of weeks ago for work and stayed in a hotel with a room that faced CNN’s world headquarters. Felt a little like a grown-up, kind of nerdy Disneyland. You can see the newsroom if you look closely in the first shot.

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vintage new england.

Kittiwake Card Company makes some of the best postcards around, especially if nostalgic Boston imagery is your thing. The cards can get art-y at times, which I enjoy.

I’d be willing to bet money this is a Lewis Bay shot of JFK. Appreciate the lack of glamour and mystique in this one; there’s something nice about knowing that it’s universal to like a good soft serve every now and then. This shot reminds me of my dad.

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And Warhol, for good measure.

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