“Soon it got dusk, a grapy dusk, a purple dusk over tangerine groves and long melon fields; the sun the color of pressed grapes, slashed with burgandy red, the fields the color of love and Spanish mysteries.”
― Jack Kerouac, On the Road
8 books to lift you out of darkness
When Shaka Senghor (Watch: Shaka Senghor: Why your worst deeds don’t define you) was nineteen, he shot and killed a man — and was sentenced to spend the second nineteen years of his life in jail. At first, Senghor sat in his cold cell and rationalized his worst deeds. “In the hood where I come from,” he says, “it’s better to be the shooter than the person getting shot.” Then, Senghor found solace in literature — and his perspective was transformed in prison.
How to Set Up a Serious Folding Commuter Bike : Xootr Blog
I actually rarely commute on my Xootr folding bike – I view it as more of a versatile, fun mode of transport. I took a used Craigslist Giant Mountain bike and outfitted it with racks and fenders – use it as my commuter and light cargo bike.
How Bicycling Brings Business
Herb Alpert’s ‘Whipped Cream Lady’ now 76, living in Longview and looking back
Do I remember the album cover from back in the day? Even though I was only eight when it came out – of course I do.
One bit of useless trivia, Leon Russell (as Russell Bridges, a member of the “Wrecking Crew”) played piano on the album.
5 SXSW Eateries Off the Beaten Path
For my Austin peeps and visitors.
Why bike lanes are battle lines for justice
15 Of the Best Jack Kerouac Quotes
“One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple.”—The Dharma Bums
Look At This Tiny Drone [Video]
This would mean the end of privacy, if wind didn’t exist