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Last week I had the strangest urge to learn everything I could about the Z Boys and Dogtown. I’ve never been into surfing/skating but have always had a weird affinity for the subculture that accompanies those sports. I found that I had a softspot for Jay Adams. His rough childhood, rise to fame (while adhering to his ideals), and subsequent drug abuse problem really got to me. Fast forward to this exact minute and I find out that he died on August 14th from a heart attack while on a surfing trip to Mexico at the age of 53. What a strange coincidence…

"I’m not sentimental—I’m as romantic as you are. The idea, you know,
is that the sentimental person thinks things will last—the romantic
person has a desperate confidence that they won’t."

- F. Scott Fitzgerald (via man-of-prose)

"After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music."

- Aldous Huxley (via singingovertheboness)

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"So many of us choose our path out of fear disguised as practicality"

Actual idol

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The Shape of Ideas

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Video: Nick Offerman Recites Some Profound Shower Thoughts [gifs via]

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"The way to love someone is to lightly run your finger over that person’s soul until you find a crack, and then gently pour your love into that crack."

- Keith Miller (via quotethat)

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"and it’s true we name our children after towns that we’ve never been to."

- black cadillacs | modest mouse (via sentimental-geek)

I guess I can name my future daughter Madison now…

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