I have been wanting to share some of the things I love, but hadn't figured out a reasonable way to do it... then it occurred to me I could just share them. No schedule, no fancy plan, just me sharing things I am enjoying on the web here and then.
Planting Dandelions - Kyran Pittman is a joy in print, in person and on her blog. She wrote this amazing piece this week about being who she is, exposing herself more and more through life and her writing.
"Self-control is necessary and good for getting along in the world. Self-oppression serves nothing and nobody."
The Dalai Lama and Sam Harris seem to be getting closer and closer, which makes me entirely more enthusiastic about the possibility of starting to sit with the Tibetan monks at the University of Arkansas. From the Dalai Lama Facebook Page:
"All the world's major religions, with their emphasis on love, compassion, patience, tolerance, and forgiveness can and do promote inner values. But the reality of the world today is that grounding ethics in religion is no longer adequate. This is why I am increasingly convinced that the time has come to find a way of thinking about spirituality and ethics beyond religion altogether."
And for a laugh, McSweeney's makes fun of the exact kind of work I do in the world. Very funny stuff.
What are YOU loving?
"By entering into this freelance contract with me, I agree to provide you with the following materials for your new advertising campaign:
- A mood board session, in which my team will provide you with 2-3 mood boards that, while appearing to be simple pictures clipped from magazines and then pasted onto black foam core, are, in actuality, THE FUTURE FOR YOURBRAND’S DIRECTION. These pictures will be edgy and artsy and will take your brand into a new edgy and artsy direction. There will be at least two photographs of Ashton Kutcher...."