Drafts of a deadline chaser

Life outside the news, start-up cycle

July 29, 2013 at 7:51pm
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If you run with wolves, you will learn how to howl. But, if you associate with eagles, you will learn how to soar to great heights.

— Colin Powell

February 20, 2013 at 1:32pm
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There’s No Free Lunch

You most likely need a thesaurus, a rudimentary grammar book, and a grip on reality. This latter means: there’s no free lunch. Writing is work. It’s also gambling. You don’t get a pension plan. Other people can help you a bit, but ­essentially you’re on your own. Nobody is making you do this: you chose it, so don’t whine.

MARGARET ATWOOD
From AdviceToWriters.com

December 19, 2012 at 1:34pm
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Cory Bergman: 6 reasons why most journalists are underestimating the mobile revolution →

corybe:

Most newsrooms know that mobile is growing fast. Everyone can see mobile usage (phones and tablets) creeping up on their desktop numbers. For example, The Guardian recently said mobile visits hit 35%, outpacing desktop at certain hours of the day. A growing handful of media brands — including…

December 17, 2012 at 9:28pm
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May you build a ladder to the stars / And climb on every rung / May you stay forever young

— Among my favorite Bob Dylan lines.

December 9, 2012 at 12:00am
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Jake Bugg.

December 1, 2012 at 4:42pm
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We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.

— Will Durant’s The Story of Philosophy, via Lifehacker.

November 19, 2012 at 11:40am
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explore-blog:

Ten Things I Wish I Knew Sooner Rather Than Later — timeless life-wisdom from the brilliant Debbie Millman, who is wise.

explore-blog:

Ten Things I Wish I Knew Sooner Rather Than Later — timeless life-wisdom from the brilliant Debbie Millman, who is wise.

November 14, 2012 at 11:54am
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Train passes the Sangat, San Fernando, Cebu Railway Bridge
This photo taken in 1920 shows a train passing the Philippine Railway bridge in Sangat, San Fernando, Cebu.  The photo, which is part of the Medalle Collection, is now with the Cebuano Studies Center in the University of San Carlos. (Photo used with permission of the Cebuano Studies Center)

mycebusnapshots:

Train passes the Sangat, San Fernando, Cebu Railway Bridge

This photo taken in 1920 shows a train passing the Philippine Railway bridge in Sangat, San Fernando, Cebu.  The photo, which is part of the Medalle Collection, is now with the Cebuano Studies Center in the University of San Carlos. (Photo used with permission of the Cebuano Studies Center)

November 7, 2012 at 2:17pm
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Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful performance by Lianne La Havas!

October 30, 2012 at 7:59am
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Late lunch.

Late lunch.