JDHTWO

You've stumbled across the varied surface of the interwebs and you've arrived at my corner. I'm a husband and father. I'm a dog lover, personal finance geek and a theologian. I'm an extroverted-and-likes-friends person. I live in Pittsburgh, PA. I play drums and you're likely here due to Good Night, States.

I like to think of it like you’re at a party drinking champagne, and the host is refilling your glass, and at the end of the party it’s like, ‘How many glasses of champagne did you have?’ Just one!

—James Freeman, the founder of Blue Bottle Coffee, talking to Fast Company about how much coffee he drinks each day. (via parislemon)

This is the argument that I always feel like never gets as much traction as the ‘tortured artist’ argument, [which] is that artists actually have it a little easier because everybody fucking suffers but artists have something to do with it.

bryanschutmaat:

iPhone landscapes — lots more at instagram.com/bryanschutmaat.

Beauty.

(Source: joelbearstudios, via kmaynard)

tj:


  "But Lord, during the hardest trials of my life, why was there only one set of footprints?"
  
  "Because," said the Lord, "Sandpeople always ride single-file, to hide their numbers."


If you’ll pardon the pun, and its inherent borderline blasphemy, OH MY GOD that’s funny.

via darkuncle:
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tj:

"But Lord, during the hardest trials of my life, why was there only one set of footprints?"

"Because," said the Lord, "Sandpeople always ride single-file, to hide their numbers."

If you’ll pardon the pun, and its inherent borderline blasphemy, OH MY GOD that’s funny.

via darkuncle: reddit

(via tj)

nevver:

Dead at 63, Robin Williams

nevver:

Dead at 63, Robin Williams

We can inspire others through witness so that one grows together in communicating. But the worst thing of all is religious proselytism, which paralyzes: ‘I am talking with you in order to persuade you.’ No, each person dialogues, starting with his and her own identity. The church grows by attraction, not proselytizing.

Pope Francis, in an an interview with Argentine newspaper Viva, July 27, 2014

Yes, you read that correctly. The Bishop of Rome, the 266th successor to the throne of Saint Peter, the Pope — and a Jesuit Pope at that — just made it clear that you should never push your religious beliefs on anyone, no matter how faithful you might be.

(via deadpresidents)

We are biased, and this iPhone photo doesn’t do it justice, but this band has the best drum heads ever made.

We are biased, and this iPhone photo doesn’t do it justice, but this band has the best drum heads ever made.