Fun fact: J.D. Salinger’s son played Captain America in the 1990 Captain America film. I really feel like stocking up on useless trivia tonight…


Joseph Lorusso (1966)

Joseph Lorusso (1966)

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Wondering if the post I wrote for the travel lit mag’s Facebook page is getting so many views because I included the phrase “polar vortex” in it. Analytics is a thing.

Let us toast to animal pleasures, to escapism, to rain on the roof and instant coffee, to unemployment insurance and library cards, to absinthe and good-hearted landlords, to music and warm bodies and contraceptives… and to the ‘good life,’ whatever it is and wherever it happens to be.

'submarine' soundtrack written and performed by alex turner

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…nostalgia in reverse, the longing for yet another strange land, grew especially strong in spring.
citylandscapes:

Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic

citylandscapes:

Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic


Vincent van Gogh » Flowers

Vincent van Gogh » Flowers

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Seeing others, too, absorbed in their reading, holding up or pressing down on different-looking books, some intimidating in their appearance, others inviting, makes one a participant in one of the oldest and most noble human activities. Yes, reading books is a slow, time-consuming, and often tedious process. In comparison, surfing the Internet is a quick, distracting activity in which one searches for a specific subject, finds it, and then reads about it—often by skipping a great deal of material and absorbing only pertinent fragments. Books require patience, sustained attention to what is on the page, and frequent rest periods for reverie, so that the meaning of what we are reading settles in and makes its full impact.