I’m back visiting my old home town of Nashville for a few days, and had a super-fun breakfast conversation with Mary Laura Philpott this morning during which she mentioned that she sometimes gets automatically tagged in photos as Nashville mayor Megan Barry. The two bear a passing resemblance but not enough that you’d probably think to comment on Read more about Algorithmic Lookalikes[…]
Such a simple post by Suzanne Vega; such a beautiful story. In case you can’t read the writing (although I think the penmanship, which is presumably Prince’s, is charming), it says: Dearest Suzanne, Luka is the most compelling piece of music I’ve heard in a long time. There are no words 2 tell u all the things I Read more about Suzanne Vega on Twitter: “I found my letter from Prince”[…]
Sitting in the Shakespeare Garden this morning, soaking up the sun and the homage to the Bard, I can’t help but think about the work of creativity, and its place in culture, and how that is subject to change over time, or not. Creative endeavors always bear the burden of every genius who came before. Read more about Creativity and Change: The more things change, the more the timeless stuff matters[…]
The culture you create and reinforce teaches people how to behave and treat one another. If you don’t believe me, go read and note the difference between the comments on Gawker versus Humans of New York. (originally posted to Facebook) via IFTTT
via holykaw.alltop.com I don’t know why, but stuff like this kind of chokes me up. I just think it’s beautiful in some way that’s tough to articulate. I guess it seems to be as much a force of nature as winged migration and the tides.