When you’re doing the work you’re meant to do, it feels right and every day is a...– Oprah, in her commencement address to Stanford’s class of ‘08. Read the full transcript here. (via juliaallison) Food for thought, no doubt.
It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.– Oscar Wilde, in direct contradiction to Marilyn Monroe
It's funny because it's true
via catbird: This is how an average, 20-something year-old young man speaks: “I just had lunch with my friend Tom.” This how an NYC-based Web/Tech affiliated 20-something year-old young man speaks: Twitter: (12:15pm) On my way to Balthazar for big meeting to discuss how to kick ass 2.0 Twitter: (12:18pm) Just passed Bill Murray on Houston, I think. Looks old. Twitter: (12: 31pm) At...
How women's lib impacted men
Today, more husbands count on their wives to bring home a significant share of the family wealth; nearly one in four women now earns more than her husband. With this, men have options to leave a negative work environment, change careers, take more career risks, and be more involved with their children. - Cristina Page, Better Fathers: Courtesy of the Sexual Revolution
Associating with wonderful people is about as good as it gets.– Warren Buffett (via jakoblodwick)
The findings of the ‘Lipstick Index” may initially seem incongruous, but beware:...– Apparently sales of lipstick, costume jewellery and champagne are up as people try to treat themselves to ‘small luxuries’ to razz up old outfits due to financial strife. But surely you don’t need to ask AC Neilsen about that; just talk to my friend whose rent was increased by $200 PER WEEK. (via...
Serial rapes: 'why didn't any cars stop?' →
So, I’m not feeling so guilty about this anymore, eh?
I've spent the last week in bed with an injury...
Neck, back, shoulder, left arm - the whole caboodle. In that time, I’ve… - Read the latest issue of Cosmopolitan (the best, most content-filled one I’ve read in a while)… - and the latest issue of Australian Vogue, which featured the best article I’ve read in a women’s magazine in ages (and no, my standards aren’t dropping due to painkillers). About...