This one made me cry. And happy to be on Netflix.
a take on life|work by a few plannerly types
We've talked about music and driving before here, and it's something I've been thinking about more recently as we've had a few weeks of 70-degrees and sunny here - lots of windows down and music blasting.
"That stuff you fill your mind with, you realize that all of it is pretty insignificant."
"If I scare myself once a day I'm a better person."
Brands could learn a lot from this... it's all about being authentic and true to yourself, that's why the movie resonates so strongly with me. They live to surf. That's it.
I've been meaning to post about this for awhile now. With my limited knowledge of the way the art world works, this artist's blog - A Painting a Day - seems like an incredible idea. He's really found a nice middle area where every piece of art is unique, and still fairly inexpensive. I love the peanut butter and jelly still life from a few days ago. According to this USA TODAY article, the artist gets more than enough to get by and keep doing the things he really likes.
"There are three types of lies - lies, damn lies, and statistics."
- Variously attributed to Benjamin Disraeli, Alfred Marshall, Mark Twain and many other dead people
"I thought I was living in an age of innovation. But if the car is the best thing we've been able to come up with in the past hundred years, then color me bored. Want to hear a better way to get around, off the top of my head? Okay, how about giant robots carrying us from place to place in human-sized satchels slung across their chests?"