The Secret to a Long Life: Be Cooperative and Live Underground
Damn it Smithsonian, what are you trying to do to honest, hard-working people? Scare the shit out of them? I don’t care what the article is supposed to be informing us of, I’m terrified of this thing. This penis-with-teeth-at-the-end-of-it thing. WTF?!?
Source: The Secret to a Long Life: Be Cooperative and Live Underground
I saw this on Twitter and thought it was just, well, brilliant.
You might be cool, but you’ll never be “include your dogs in your official astronaut photo” cool.
“Good morning, everyone. Tim Cook here.
$74.6 billion revenue
74.5 million iPhones sold
For what actually happened, check out Jason Snell’s “Apple announces record profits, earnings, and iPhone sales”
at the wonderful Six Colors
I’ve always wondered if it was just me…
Raise your hand if you live by your fears.
Raise those hands.
Raise your hands.
Both of them.
I know mine are raised. Fear is everywhere. Am I raising my children right? Am I being a good husband? Father? Co-worker? Friend? Son? Person?
Is this what I want to do with my life? How I want to live it? How I want to leave my mark on the world, my kids, my family, everyone around me?
And those are just the existential kind of fears. What about the small, run-of-the-mill fears? Did I remember to turn the oven off? Did I lock the door? Did I forget something the kids were supposed to have signed?
It seems overly easy these days to get bogged down in fears. Big fears. Small fears.
(Be careful, I might start to sound like Dr. Seuss here in a minute…)
I think this is why dreams exist. To give us a break from that fear. Give us something to look forward to. Some hope. Of a better…
Maybe what we’re all doing here is searching for our own something.
Keep searching. You’ll find it. And when you do, don’t ever, ever let go of it.
I know I have been raised in the south, where cars are pretty much necessary. So maybe this happens a lot in the large, packed-in, northern cities and I’m just not aware of it, but I have now seen everything.
In the drive thru
Passenger out the back window