Orange Peels

Below you will find pieces of orange peels in my life that I want to share with the world. One day I'll get to the fruit part. Bear with me.
1 semester off = 4 years of education lost. Spending time with old material, refreshing the ‘ol noggin when I came across this nice quote.                                  “Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don’t fight them. Just find a different way to stand.” #oprah Winfrey

1 semester off = 4 years of education lost. Spending time with old material, refreshing the ‘ol noggin when I came across this nice quote. “Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don’t fight them. Just find a different way to stand.” #oprah Winfrey

Doesn’t do it justice but the #sky looks pretty amazing right now.

Doesn’t do it justice but the #sky looks pretty amazing right now.

"The only freedom that lasts is pursuing what we want when we want what we ought. And it is devastating to discover we don’t, and we can’t" -John Piper

"The only freedom that lasts is pursuing what we want when we want what we ought. And it is devastating to discover we don’t, and we can’t" -John Piper

the-final-sentence:

Final sentences: 

When we come to it
We must confess that we are the possible
We are the miraculous, the true wonder of this world
That is when, and only when
We come to it.

from “A Brave and Startling Truth

She turned out the light and I patted my son’s head lightly and went back to sleep.

from I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

I rise
I rise
I rise.

from “Still I Rise

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Grab a book and enjoy the moment. #summer

Grab a book and enjoy the moment. #summer

nprbooks:

NPR’s education team hand-picked more than 300 commencement speeches dating back to 1774 and compiled them into a database that’s searchable by name, school, year and theme.

Here, to whet your appetite, is a selection of commencement quotes from writerly types. If you like what you read, there’s plenty more where that came from.

A great future doesn’t require a great past.

William Chapman
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Artist Creates Self-Portraits On Different Drugs, And The Results Are Insane (Photos) | Elite Daily

The results are truly amazing. What I’m more concerned about are his reasons and the lingering aftermath effects. Not necessarily from the drugs, but from the act of doing these so called drugs for weeks at a time.  

6 months ago
First time at Pappys. Woah, yum.  (at Pappy’s Smokehouse)

First time at Pappys. Woah, yum. (at Pappy’s Smokehouse)