If you’re happy and you know it, that’s a sin!

I bust up every time I see this. Having gone through six years of Catholic school, I know there's more than a little truth behind the image: If you're happy and you know it, that's a sin! I tease about my Catholic schooling, but I was very lucky--even blessed--to have...

LP does music for that Citibank commercial “Somebody left the gate open”

The real name of the song is "Into the Wild," but the commercial features the phrase "somebody left the gate open." Really like the entire song. Very cool lyrics. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=By1EbHetjAs via LP - Into The Wild (Live at EastWest Studios) - YouTube....
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Elon Musk interviewed by Kara Swisher

Kara Swisher is a force of nature. Her interview with Elon Musk, another force of nature, yields some manageable storms. Kara's personality and interview style is to kibitz during the interview, and this has the wonderful effect of throwing subjects off-message....

Mass Effect 3 ~ Voice Cast Reveal

Mass Effect 2 was one of my favorite "video game experiences." This video reveals some of the main voice actors in the cast for Mass Effect 3, which is to be release March 6th. Most are returning members of the cast. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YG9otVyV6GI Martin...

On shame, vulnerability, and feeling good enough ~ Brené Brown TEDx

My wife shared this TEDx video of researcher/story-teller Brené Brown, which amounts to an introduction to Brown's work on studying how feelings of shame, vulnerability, not feeling good enough or worthy (etc.) get in the way of us feeling happy, doing what we want to...

Gorgeous tiger cub photo by Harry Schindler

I'm totally adoring this tiger cub image by photographer Harry Schindler. Found it on Facebook, speaking of which, here's Harry Schindler's Facebook page. This image is actually a cropped portion of a larger tiger cub photo. Great work Harry!

More of violinist Bryson Andres…Because he’s AWESOME!

I just love this guy and his performances. Totally takes me away. Talented: Street Electric Violinist! - Bryson Andres "SECRETS" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HrKHAsnkF8A Buy directly from Bryson Andres Bryson Andres covers We Are Young...

Where the hell is Matt? ~ My Favorite Music Video

Where the hell is Matt? video always makes me laugh...and tear up a little. Part of my response comes from the joy and silliness captured by the video, but perhaps even more important to the over effect is the music used in the video, a piece called Praan by Garry...

With Kit, Age 7, at the Beach

I discovered this poem by William Stafford a few years before becoming a father. I remember it striking a chord in me then. I read the poem again after becoming a father...and by the last line I was weeping... With Kit, Age 7 at the Beach By William Stafford We would...

The Greatest Tragedy of Mankind ~ According to Arthur C. Clarke

The greatest tragedy of mankind's entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion. ~ Arthur C. Clarke Notable Deaths of 2008 - The New York Times > U.S. > Slide Show > Slide 13 of 22.

Dallas (Matherly) Fallert ~ Obituary

My Mother's best friend, Dallas (Matherly) Fallert, passed away. Dallas was a force of nature. With all her energy and enthusiasm, it's hard to imagine her gone. Together, she and my Mom got into a lot of mischief 😉 May she rest in peace...Below is her obituary from...

Long Way Round – Stereophonics

Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman used the Stereophonics song Long Way Round (and variations) for their Long Way travel series. Warning: It's an earworm. Long way Round ~ Stereophonics Remember me my love, I'm the one you're dreaming of Going for a ride, I'll keep you...

OneRepublic – Counting Stars – Video/Lyrics

Where have I been?! Totally missed this brilliant OneRepublic tune. Counting Stars - OneRepublic Lately, I've been, I've been losing sleep Dreaming about the things that we could be But, baby, I've been, I've been praying hard Said, no more counting dollars, we'll be...

BALLiSTIC – Sci-Fi | Action short film by Film Riot

BALLiSTIC is a science fiction/action short film written & directed by Ryan Connolly. Set in the near future, BALLiSTIC drops viewers into a violent episode involving a young woman (played by Hannah Ward) being pursued by a "bunch of armed bad guys." Typical...