Musings of Patrick Ryan Lane


"I long so much to make beautiful things. But beautiful things require effort and disappointment and perseverance."
Vincent van Gogh

"I long so much to make beautiful things. But beautiful things require effort and disappointment and perseverance."

Vincent van Gogh

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Walking with an umbrella reminds me of London in the fall. @andy_primark @nathanpizza #regentspark (at Fireman’s Memorial Park)

Walking with an umbrella reminds me of London in the fall. @andy_primark @nathanpizza #regentspark (at Fireman’s Memorial Park)

Wikipedia Defends the Monkey Selfie

newyorker:

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The photographer David Slater argues that he owns the rights to the “monkey selfie,” but does he? Jay Caspian Kang weighs in: http://nyr.kr/1lHpz1A

“If any reasonable person left her laptop in a café, and a poet picked it up, opened up a word-processing program, and typed out this generation’s Dream Songs, could she reasonably ask for much more than her laptop back?”

David Slater / Wikimedia Commons.

(Source: newyorker.com)

kettleoat:

atomicflan:

gryffindorgay:

“According to Greek mythology, humans were originally created with four arms, four legs, and a head with two faces. Fearing their power, Zeus split them into two separate beings condemning them to spend their lives in search for their other halves.”

~Plato’s The Symposium.

How many times will I reblog this? “Always.”

We did it at school. The myth also says that the pairings could be male/female, male/male or female/female (just sayin’)

sometimes you don’t need to find someone else

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You were born to the rolling hills and the little rivers of the Shire. But home is now behind you, the world is ahead.

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The Eiffel Tower partly hidden in the fog on Nov. 15, 2012.

The Eiffel Tower partly hidden in the fog on Nov. 15, 2012.

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