Love this song. And awesome artwork. Grand slam,...
I really, really love Love is a Four Letter Word
Jason Mraz’s new album is awesome. I didn’t get all the way through it yet, but I can tell it’s going to be a favorite of mine. Which is funny, because it comes in a distant second to Blunderbuss (Jack White better win Record of the Year. It’s that good). So many of Mraz’s new songs really get at me. Whole songs, one or two lines from songs, the feeling I get from...
Why Shakira Is So Underrated →
awellroundedmind: One One // One Band is a great resource for music: finding bands, learning about them, and the issues they touch on or bring up. I thought this last post about Shakira was especially good. I find the issue of sexuality, and its impact on Shakira’s “street cred,” particularly interesting. Check it out. Shakira is also often dismissed because of her image and how she chooses to...
So, that wasn’t Independence Hall in the photos I have been posting. Lame. This is what happens when I don’t have time to look things up myself - I look dumb. Oh well. City Hall is still amazing.
Today I will face my most difficult task yet at USATF: serving as your guide of Philadelphia for the Russian women’s team.
awellroundedmind: Peyton Manning: Letter Writer You won’t find a classier guy than Peyton Manning. Manning’s departure leaves a huge hole in the Indianapolis sports culture. Today, the Indianapolis Colts will draft their next quarterback, Andrew Luck, with hopes of establishing a new era of success. He has some big shoes to fill, not only from a football standpoint but also from a human...
My other blog...
Today is going to be an interesting day over at A Well Rounded Mind. Several posts queued up for posting throughout the day. Check them out! A Well Rounded Mind
Weep Themselves to Sleep by Jack White ...
This is what happens when you hit hour 46 of a 54 hour trivia competition and Jump Around comes on the radio.
We think we’re in the joy business. We deliver communal joy to people who come...– Greg Cotton, COO of Sporting Kansas City, from a New York Times piece on the total turnaround at a club seemingly doomed back in 2005. (via xiquarterly) This is what sports is about.
54 straight hours of trivia? I’m in! Want to play on? Go to the link below and click “listen live” at the bottom.
Today, some of the best athletes in the world competed in the Boston Marathon. They ran 26.2 miles in 80 degree heat. I, on the other hand, ran exactly 0.16 miles before tripping, falling, and faceplanting on a treadmill. To my credit, I did finish my 3 mile run after cleaning myself up a bit. But still, wow, was that embarrassing. And hilarious.
:-) I shouldn’t do that. Oh well.
Guys... we suck at Draw Something. →
Best of Craigslist: Yoga mat for sale. Used once. →
awellroundedmind: Craigslist is a wonderful source of laughter, perfect for Friday afternoons around lunchtime. This post is a running timeline of the previous owner’s one-day adventure with his yoga mat. Read, laugh, and have a great weekend. Via: Thanks Karl! Source: Best of Craigslist