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exact moments in songs that move me:
3:00―3:15/ pull/ spooky black
6:14―6:20/ waves/ lia ices
1:33/ warm foothills/ alt-j
2:54/ blush/ violents
1:11/ aurora/ björk
3:01/ gone/ m83

"when words become unclear, i shall focus with photographs. when images become inadequate, i shall be content with silence." — ansel adams

“nobody tells this to people who are beginners, i wish someone told me. all of us who do creative work, we get into it because we have good taste. but there is this gap. for the first couple years you make stuff, it’s just not that good. It’s trying to be good, it has potential, but it’s not. but your taste, the thing that got you into the game, is still killer. and your taste is why your work disappoints you. a lot of people never get past this phase, they quit. most people i know who do interesting, creative work went through years of this. we know our work doesn’t have this special thing that we want it to have. we all go through this. and if you are just starting out or you are still in this phase, you gotta know its normal and the most important thing you can do is do a lot of work. put yourself on a deadline so that every week you will finish one story. it is only by going through a volume of work that you will close that gap, and your work will be as good as your ambitions. and i took longer to figure out how to do this than anyone i’ve ever met. it’s gonna take awhile. it’s normal to take awhile. you’ve just gotta fight your way through.” — ira glass

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Posted: Mon August 1st, 2011 at 8:00pm
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Tagged: a walk in the woods bill bryson novels
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    Me too. Did you know it’s being made into a movie?
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    Funniest damn book I’ve ever read.
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    A favorite.
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    This is probably my favorite book ever and I really wish it wasn’t packed for school cause I wanna read it right now:/
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    Things That Have Recently Been Decided By My Kind And Loving Family: Katz is me and I am Katz Me and Katz would be great...
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  14. jabberjake said: His books are so so good!
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    liked that alot
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  20. rabbiman said: What are you reading? I can’t see it… O: lol
  21. offendedrhino said: You got way cooler for reading Bill! He is magnificent. Though I prefer his audiobooks because hearing him read it the way he envisions it makes it ten times better. I just acquired his new one. So excited to listen to it!

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