Smoke & Mirrors

New Englander in Seattle, pleb philosopher, aspiring writer, I Ching follower, ex-Buddhist monk, mental rebel raging against paradigms high and low, gregarious nerd ruthlessly seeking the good life...
~ Tuesday, April 22 ~
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Being brave doesn’t mean you aren’t scared. Being brave means you are scared, really scared, badly scared, and you do the right thing anyway
— Neil Gaiman, Coraline (via dutchster)

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~ Monday, April 21 ~
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Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.

Mark Twain, who died on April 21, 1910 at the age of 74.

Read his original NY Times obituary.

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historicaltimes:

Wernher von Braun standing next to the F-1 engines on the Apollo Saturn V rocket  /xpost machineporn

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Wernher von Braun standing next to the F-1 engines on the Apollo Saturn V rocket /xpost machineporn


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tierradentro:

Medusa sculpture (c. 2nd century AD) at Hadrian’s Villa, Tivoli, Italy.

tierradentro:

Medusa sculpture (c. 2nd century AD) at Hadrian’s Villa, Tivoli, Italy.


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wnderlst:

Dresden, Germany

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Dresden, Germany

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northwezt:

Mountain Road // August 2013
By Alesha Brown (NORTHWEZT)

northwezt:

Mountain Road // August 2013

By Alesha Brown (NORTHWEZT)


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~ Sunday, April 20 ~
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(Source: fyeahmovieclub)


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allthingseurope:

Siena, Italy (by andyoafmcgarry)

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Siena, Italy (by andyoafmcgarry)


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