Twirl & Fly

All the flotsam that catches one writer's imagination.

tiny-reads:

Google celebrated what would’ve been Jim Henson’s 75th birthday. I still miss him, can you imagine what he might have created if he really did make it to 75.  

tiny-reads:

Google celebrated what would’ve been Jim Henson’s 75th birthday. I still miss him, can you imagine what he might have created if he really did make it to 75.  

aunatural:

Tree buddha (by doug88888)

aunatural:

Tree buddha (by doug88888)

(via theyellowdoorpaperie)

muffinmilk:

The Weeknd — The Birds (Part 2)

(via bbook)

inothernews:

EASY BEING GREEN   Jim Henson with perhaps his most famous creation, Kermit, an easygoing frog whom he regarded as his alter ego.  (Photo: The Jim Henson Company / The Muppets Studio via the New York Times)

inothernews:

EASY BEING GREEN   Jim Henson with perhaps his most famous creation, Kermit, an easygoing frog whom he regarded as his alter ego.  (Photo: The Jim Henson Company / The Muppets Studio via the New York Times)

(via flavorpill)

This made me smile and think of all the hours spent looking out windows in classrooms, my bedroom, cars, buses, trains, airplanes. Alas, I now work in office where the window faces a brick high-rise, which means I am forced to look within instead.
vintageanchor:

I can’t play bridge. I don’t play tennis. All those things that  people learn, and I admire, there hasn’t seemed time for. But what there is time  for is looking out the window. “
—Alice Munro
 

This made me smile and think of all the hours spent looking out windows in classrooms, my bedroom, cars, buses, trains, airplanes. Alas, I now work in office where the window faces a brick high-rise, which means I am forced to look within instead.

vintageanchor:

I can’t play bridge. I don’t play tennis. All those things that people learn, and I admire, there hasn’t seemed time for. But what there is time for is looking out the window.

—Alice Munro

 

(Source: vintageanchorbooks)

latimes:

Shochu is becoming less of a secret in L.A.: The Japanese spirit, typically made from barley, sweet potatoes or rice, has a growing fan base in L.A.
Photo: A variety of shochu bottles and the inverted ceramic bottles used for the maewari service are lined up on the counter at Yuzu. View more photos at the gallery. Credit: Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times

latimes:

Shochu is becoming less of a secret in L.A.: The Japanese spirit, typically made from barley, sweet potatoes or rice, has a growing fan base in L.A.

Photo: A variety of shochu bottles and the inverted ceramic bottles used for the maewari service are lined up on the counter at Yuzu. View more photos at the gallery. Credit: Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times

(Source: Los Angeles Times)

“Literature is supposed to be beautiful and/or necessary—so if at a given time you don’t either enjoy or need a certain book, then you should read something else, and not feel guilty about it.”
Elif Batuman, author of The Possessed

(Source: Slate)

Robert Frost

Robert Frost

(Source: kelsiline, via treehuggingurbanist)