Alice in Water

I'm not Alice, just a girl trying to capture a few beautiful, wondrous, mad moments as they drift past.
A fancy little breakfast sandwich with egg, and arugula, and some potatoes on the side. Yummy!

A fancy little breakfast sandwich with egg, and arugula, and some potatoes on the side. Yummy!

Long-term, if you’re really trying to get the most out of people, you got to build people up not tear them down. And I think that’s something that I learned about not just myself but other people. That you’re really trying to get inside someone’s heart and soul and bind them to what it is you together are trying to accomplish.

—On NPR’s TED Radio Hour, four-star general Stanley McChrystal considers the intricacies and essential humanity of great leadership. David Foster Wallace captured this best when he wrote“A leader’s real ‘authority’ is a power you voluntarily give him, and you grant him this authority not with resentment or resignation but happily.” (via explore-blog)

(Source: explore-blog)

cabinporn:

Hand-built tent in Dartmoor National Park, Devon UK.
Contributed by Nick Viney. 

cabinporn:

Hand-built tent in Dartmoor National Park, Devon UK.

Contributed by Nick Viney. 

The apparition of these faces in the crowd;
Petals on a wet, black bough.

—Ezra Pound, In a Station of the Metro

beingblog:

The architectural art of stacking bales. Admiring this farmer’s mastery.
Photo by Trent Gilliss.

beingblog:

The architectural art of stacking bales. Admiring this farmer’s mastery.

Photo by Trent Gilliss.

The fundamental loneliness goes whenever two can dream a dream together

—Wave

I, who have seen you amid the primal things,
Was angry when they spoke your name
In ordinary places.

Ezra PoundFrancesca

(via jatigi)

(Source: oofpoetry, via theantidote)

I just tried passionfruit for the first time today. It was so good and so foreign, like it had been plucked straight out of a fantasy novel.