if you see me, say hello.
Happy Birthday Eldred Gregory Peck!
April 5th 1916 - June 12th 2003
"In art there is compassion, in compassion there is humanity, with humanity there is generosity and love. Gregory Peck gave us these attributes in full measure."
- Brock Peters
"He was no saint, but he was a man of extraordinary gifts. Of course, he was tall, dark and handsome, but actually more than that - he was dazzling."
- Lauren Bacall
His expressiveness in the bottom right square is lost to any person who’s had Botox.
Family tree of bourbon/whiskey.
When I was little I wanted to be a chemist.
A Surprise Pride and Prejudice Engagement
(Note: This isn’t me)
This family is perfect.
A very handy chart! [Click to embiggen]
YES. WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN ALL MY LIFE?
here’s a crow using a jar lid for a sled, if you’re interested in that sort of thing. i know i am.
Crows, man. (If you watch it you will see this is no accidental behavior. The crow has found a Good Game.)
THIS ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN. My graphic designer soul is sobbing
Nothing beats imagination.
Ernest Hemingway: Salt water, rum, coconut and lime, cigar smoke, Spanish wine
F. Scott Fitzgerald: Gin, citrus, oak (prep school, amirite), in a champagne-flute shaped bottle with gold flecks in it
Jane Austen: Darjeeling tea, snowdrops and pansies (flowers from her garden), meadow grass
Dorothy Parker: Whiskey sour, vanilla, mandarin, white musk
Edgar Allan Poe: Poppies, absinthe, sandalwood, and mold
Flannery O’Connor: Church incense, soap, vanilla, ginger
Jack Kerouac: Cigarettes, cheap beer, unwashed youth, patchouli, car leather
the Bronte Sisters: Heather, sea air, vetiver, primrose, black tea
Louisa May Alcott: Fir tree, red currant, blood orange, coffee beans
Tolstoy: Vodka, musk, black tea, black peppercorn, cedar
Sylvia Plath: Freshly washed linen, vanilla, daffodils, lavender
Margaret Mitchell: Musk, magnolia, tea, sugar, gardenia blossoms
Dickens: Cloves, tobacco, patchouli, brandy water, river water
Anne Sexton: Vodka martini, tobacco, lemon verbena, peppermint
Hmmm. I bet I could make some of these.