26 6 / 2012

theatlantic:

monkfishjowls:

Hell yeah, The Atlantic. 
“Introverts are persistent—give them a difficult puzzle to solve, and they’ll analyze it before diving in, then work at it diligently. (“It’s not that I’m so smart,” said Einstein. “It’s that I stay with problems longer.”) And they’re careful risk-takers: less likely to get into car accidents, participate in extreme sports—or place outsize financial bets. (Warren Buffett is a self-described introvert who attributes his success to his temperament.)”

Read more.

"Hire good people and leave them alone."

theatlantic:

monkfishjowls:

Hell yeah, The Atlantic

“Introverts are persistent—give them a difficult puzzle to solve, and they’ll analyze it before diving in, then work at it diligently. (“It’s not that I’m so smart,” said Einstein. “It’s that I stay with problems longer.”) And they’re careful risk-takers: less likely to get into car accidents, participate in extreme sports—or place outsize financial bets. (Warren Buffett is a self-described introvert who attributes his success to his temperament.)”

Read more.

"Hire good people and leave them alone."

25 5 / 2012

"[They could not be forgotten, she thought, because now is now.] It can never be a long time ago."

Laura Ingalls Wilder, from Little House in the Big Woods (thanks, goodbyeolepaint)

(Source: the-final-sentence)

24 5 / 2012

This. Except for the debris and toe lint.

This. Except for the debris and toe lint.

(via ilovecharts)

24 5 / 2012

Being a cop and all-around badass, my husband would probably pass the 1920’s era “Nervous Disorder Test” of not losing his shit if a gun was fired nearby. So, if one of us passes, do we win marriage?

gunfire

22 5 / 2012

"When an author loves an editor very, very much …" (via weldonowen.com)

14 5 / 2012

miriamparker:

Books need gentle treatment.

miriamparker:

Books need gentle treatment.

14 5 / 2012

Mother’s Day cocktails

Mother’s Day cocktails

10 5 / 2012

"I know some of you will just write the title down and order it later—well, there’s a real actual bookstore here. They are in the lobby and they are real people and a real bookstore. Get it from them while you’re here—you can save that $1.75 elsewhere. Because, when all the bookstores are gone, where are you going to go to the bathroom?"

David Sedaris at BAM, on buying books.