everyday inventory

  • 18th
  • October
  • 2014
3 (by Emma Dajska)

3 (by Emma Dajska)

  • 17th
  • October
  • 2014

I don’t have a gun and I don’t have even one wife and my sentences tend to go on and on and on, with all this syntax in them. Ernest Hemingway would have died rather than have syntax. Or semicolons. I use a whole lot of half-assed semicolons; there was one of them just now; that was a semicolon after “semicolons,” and another one after “now.”

And another thing. Ernest Hemingway would have died rather than get old. And he did. He shot himself. A short sentence.

Ursula K. Le Guin on Being a Man, Brain Pickings
  • 26th
  • September
  • 2014
We get such a kick out of looking forward to pleasures and rushing ahead to meet them that we can’t slow down enough to enjoy them when they come. We are therefore a civilization which suffers from chronic disappointment — a formidable swarm of spoiled children smashing their toys.
http://www.brainpickings.org/2014/09/26/alan-watts-hurrying-timing/
  • 9th
  • July
  • 2014
7:1

7:1

  • 14th
  • June
  • 2014

Tennessee Ernie Ford Sings 16 Tons (by curleyb3)

  • 11th
  • June
  • 2014
  • 9th
  • March
  • 2014

(Source: patbradbury, via sureilikefun)

  • 24th
  • February
  • 2014

Something wrong…. Mighty Kong, the house will fall, paper wall (Notwist, Kong, Video: Yu Sato)

  • 5th
  • May
  • 2013
I believe the road to hell is paved with adverbs.
Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir on the Craft
  • 2nd
  • February
  • 2013