The odd thing about this life is that you spend half your time trying to get...– Tom Waits (via sadgee)
John Green's tumblr: The Commencement Address →
fishingboatproceeds: Some people have asked to read the commencement address I delivered this morning to the 2013 graduates of Butler University. So here it is. My own commencement speaker, who shall remain nameless, began with a lame joke about how these speeches only come in two varieties: Short and bad. This… This is the truth.
forbrightskies: If you ever feel like you’re a bad driver remember that in the entire state of Ohio in 1895 there were only two cars on the road and the drivers of those two cars crashed into each other
Crying begins in the guts; it’s a gut feeling that rises upwards.– Michael Trimble talks about how crying works & why we do it. (Much to my embarrassment, I find it impossible to get through this article without tearing up myself!)