Reading: “If your defense of women only exists in empty words, lofty hypotheticals—if you feel in any way comfortable or complacent in the fight to make the world safe for women, you are feeding the beast.” 📝
Reading: “What are we turning a blind eye to, in all aspects of our lives? What else have we accepted that, somewhere within us, we know is deeply unacceptable? And what now will we do about it?” 📝
Reading: “To express sympathy for bureaucrats is not to condone the system of public assistance they represent, but to acknowledge that it does not leave them unscathed either.” 📝
Going apple-picking is a yearly tradition for Lise and I. Today, we visited Great Lakes Farms and picked up some Ida Reds, Macintoshes, Courtlands, Empires, and a few Fuji apples too.
The UBC Museum of Anthropology has to be one of my favorite places in all of Vancouver.
On a short trip to the other side of the country right now, so I’ve been using ‘jet lag’ as my excuse for my weird sleeping habits recently.
If I may be allowed to covet for a moment: this history of hip-hop mapped out to the circuit diagram of a classic turntable is incredible.
This story, about the inspiration for Pixar’s Luxo Jr, is about more than an animated lamp: it’s about fatherhood, family, and love. And it will make you tear up a little, too.
Reading: “People tell me to stop making things about race all of the time. But when you are not making things about race, you’re making them about whiteness all of the time.”
Reading: “I would not call the world of Blade Runner strange, because it’s the opposite of strange. It’s familiar.”
🌅🛫 Earlier this morning: sunrise on the runway.
Good advice for any writer: “Write whatever the hell you want. Write until your eyes cross and you need to take a break. Write because the world doesn’t care — write until the world does.”
All of the winning photos in Scuba Diving Magazine’s 2017 Underwater Photo Contest are stunning, but this one of an octopus by Kevin Richter has to be my favorite.
📝 Reading: “Changing the rules to fit the situation is the exact opposite of principles, and the exact meaning of subjectivity. It’s cowardly. And it’s opportunistic.”
I’ve been thinking about age in the workplace quite a bit recently, especially seeing as how I work in an industry dominated by youth. This piece by my friend Larry Till is a good rumination on the topic.
I don’t have a Facebook account, so I don’t full understand how it works these days, but I found this “Does Even Mark Zuckerberg Know What Facebook Is?” article enlightening.
A beautiful video (and poem) about the city where I now live, and why I’m so happy to live here.
Was also wonderful to spend the evening eating delicious grilled treats and laughing catching up with friends. (Also, skewers really do taste better when grilled robatayaki-style over bincho-tan.)