AJ'S Diary

leadingtone:

Dave Brubeck Quartet - “Tangerine”

Getting ready for an all-night drive to a secluded beach ending with a crash on the sand…y’all have a lovely week out there. 

(photo by diyosa)

leadingtone:

Vaughan Williams - “The Turtle Dove” (trad. English, arr.)
The Cambridge Singers

(photo by rhallam

“Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.”

—   

Joseph Addison (via legitimusmaximus)

(via kari-shma)

Berfrois: Count That Day Lost

berfrois:

by George Eliot

If you sit down at set of sun
And count the acts that you have done,
And, counting, find
One self-denying deed, one word
That eased the heart of him who heard,
One glance most kind
That fell like sunshine where it went—
Then you may count that day well spent.

But if,…

quotevadis:

“Hope is the first step on the road to disappointment.”
— Unknown

quotevadis:

“Hope is the first step on the road to disappointment.”

— Unknown

“We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.”

—   Lucius Annaeus Seneca  (via kari-shma)

(Source: kari-shma)

“Work like you don’t need the money. Love like you’ve never been hurt. Dance like nobody’s watching.”

—   Satchel Paige  (via kari-shma)

(Source: kari-shma)

moleskinelovers:

Doodles from a little road trip to Tulsa, OK to see Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros.

moleskinelovers:

Doodles from a little road trip to Tulsa, OK to see Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros.

“I’m frightened of people who believe in just one story. The advantage of studying literature is that you learn many stories, philosophy, history, etc. You learn that we have commonalities of strangeness and secrets with our fellow humans. Because of many stories, we are that much more open to otherness.”

—   Conversation With Stephen Dunn (via wwnorton)