list icon
  • Manhattan
  • Pound Ridge, NY
  • Chicago
  • San Francisco
  • Oahu
  • Los Angeles
  • Norway
  • Denmark
  • Canada
  • Tokyo
  • Woods Hole, MA
  • Bronxville, NY
  • Clear Lake, TX
  • New Canaan, CT
  • Portland, ME
  • Portland, OR
  • Washington, DC
  • Coral Gables, FL
  • London
  • Zurich
  • Kenya
jun 30 2011 ∞
jun 30 2011 +
list icon
  • They move like the Alvin Ailey Dancers.
  • They sound like a cat purring.
  • You have to be a bad ass to fly one.
  • They’re beautiful.
  • They’re fast.
  • It’s pure f*&ing magic that they stay in the air.
  • We’ve only been able to make them fly for about the last point five seconds of all human history.
  • You have to be terribly smart to build one.
  • They bring people home.
  • They embody brains, beauty, courage, sacrifice, tenacity and kindness - all in one machine.
jun 30 2011 ∞
jun 30 2011 +
list icon

• Hit the ground running • Show initiative • Speak up – don’t be a wallflower • Live up to your lineage and the investment made in you • Invest in quality over quantity (fast internet, good haircuts, etc.) • Time is much more important than money (i.e. cleaning service, valet, etc.) • Stay out of the sun • Wear your seatbelt • Be direct and be polite • Hydrate • Never stop analyzing • Be consistent • Be someone people can depend on • Be aware that most people don’t have the advantages you do • Don’t deny reality • Know your own worth • If you are socializing with someone, get to the point and don’t waste their time beating around the bush • Deal with a problem head on until it gets solved • Always be bettering yourself • Don’t slouch • Don’t chew gum • Don’t indulge weird hang-ups i.e. racism, sexism, homophobia, etc. • Don’t ...

aug 23 2011 ∞
aug 23 2011 +
list icon
  • Stoicism
  • Taoism
  • Quakerism
  • Shakerism
  • Voluntary Simplicity
  • The Slow Food Movement
  • The Slow Movement
  • Norse Mythology
  • Shintoism
  • Pantheism
jun 29 2011 ∞
jun 29 2011 +
list icon
  • History will be kind to me for I intend to write it. - Winston Churchill
  • Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities... because it is the quality which guarantees all others. - Winston Churchill
  • All the people like us are we, and everyone else is They. - Rudyard Kipling
  • Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men. - John F. Kennedy
  • Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives. - C. S. Lewis
  • All political thinking for years past has been vitiated in the same way. People can foresee the future only when it coincides with their own wishes, and the most grossly obvious facts can be ignored when they are unwelcome. - George Orwell
  • I have this theory that, depending on your attitude, your life doesn't have to bec...
jun 29 2011 ∞
jun 29 2011 +
  • Disloyalty
  • Cowardice
  • Greed
  • Equivocation
  • Ignorance
  • Misogyny
  • Racism
  • Homophobia
  • Predatory Capitalism
  • Fundamentalism
  • The gutting of the American middle class
  • Oil Addiction
  • Anyone who preys on the weak
  • Domestic Violence
  • Bullies
  • Spinelessness
  • Nasty Reality TV
  • Stupidity
  • Insomnia
  • Nightmares
  • Inappropriately Loud People
jun 29 2011 ∞
jun 29 2011 +
list icon
  • Ecosphere
  • Signet Ring
  • Karen Caiian Frogs
  • Dad’s Sailing Knife
  • Family Walking Stick
  • Dad’s Old Briefcase
  • Grandfather’s Cricket Cage
  • Chinese Tea Pot
  • Hippo “William” Met Mascot Figurine
  • Tyler Hicks UH-60 Photo
  • Steuben Porcupine
  • Baltimore Smiling Planet
  • Pleo
  • Cologne Box
jun 29 2011 ∞
jun 29 2011 +
list icon
  • Murphy’s Oil Soap
  • Pine Sol
  • The post office
  • UPS
  • Fedex
  • Netflix
  • LiveATC
  • Vertical Magazine
  • The New York Times
  • YouTube
  • iTunes
  • Email
  • Wikipedia
  • Google Translate
  • TED
  • The Onion
  • Alibris
  • Amazon
  • My iPhone
  • The Coast Guard
  • Spell check
jun 29 2011 ∞
jun 29 2011 +
list icon
  • The Fairchild
  • The Biltmore
  • The Venetian Pools
  • The Shops at Merrick Park
  • Matheson Hammock
  • Seaquarium
  • Miami Dolphin Swim
  • Jungle Island
  • The Heritage of Miami
  • The Shore Club
  • The Spanish Monastery
  • South Pointe Beach Walk
  • Vizcaya
  • Deering Estate
  • Miami Metrozoo
  • La Goulue at Bal Harbour
  • The Planetarium
  • The Gotham Restaurant
  • Hakkasan Restaurant
  • Prime 112 Restaurant
  • Fontana Restaurant
jun 29 2011 ∞
jun 29 2011 +
list icon
  • Kara Thrace
  • Jason Bourne
  • Jane Smith
  • Malcolm Reynolds
  • Angelus
  • Cordelia Chase
  • Samuel Adama
  • Lee Adama
  • Michael Weston
  • Steve McGarrett
  • Jack Ryan
  • Marko Ramius
  • Ellen Ripley
  • Sarah Connor
  • Leto Atreides
  • Nikita
  • Rick Deckard
  • General Maximus Decimus Meridius
  • Indiana Jones
  • Derek Hale
  • Elijah Mikaelson
jun 30 2011 ∞
aug 6 2014 +
list icon
  • Urban Planning
  • Trees
  • Plants
  • The Space Shuttle
  • Marine Mammals
  • Nature
  • Brave People
  • Brave Stories
  • Flying Machines
  • Astronomy
  • The Ocean
  • Animals
  • Beautiful Design
  • Wellness
  • Flowers
  • Physical Grace
  • People With A Backbone
  • Water i.e. fountains, rivers, waterfalls, pools, hot tubs, etc.
  • Sleep
  • Dreams
jun 29 2011 ∞
jun 29 2011 +
  • Adopted a word from savethewords.org

nepheliad - a cloud nymph

  • Struck up an email correspondence with a complete stranger
  • Learned about Turkey
  • Began reading my data visualization book
  • Joined MySpace
jun 29 2011 ∞
apr 15 2013 +
list icon
  • Yoga
  • Martial Arts
  • Helicopters
  • Movies
  • Music
  • Books
  • Brad Paisley
  • Hot Showers
  • Ice
  • Beautiful photographs
  • Animals
  • Plants
  • Landscapes
  • Airplanes
  • Trains
  • Cars
  • Architecture
  • Anchor
  • Hearing foreign accents
  • Coral Gables
  • My house
jun 29 2011 ∞
jun 30 2011 +
list icon
  • Doves – Kingdom Of Rust
  • Nickelback – Far Away
  • 3 Doors Down – Landing In London
  • Imogen Heap – Speeding Cars
  • Bloc Party – Signs
  • SR-71 – They All Fall Down
  • Imogen Heap – Come Here Boy
  • Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young – Our House
  • Melissa Etheridge – Come To My Window (Single Edit)
  • Sander Kleinenberg – This is miami
  • James Taylor – Fire And Rain
  • Everything But The Girl – Missing
  • Lifehouse – You and Me
  • Taylor Dayne – I'll Be Your Shelter
  • Show of Hands – Northwest Passage
  • Aerosmith – Janie's Got a Gun (Single Version)
  • Bruce Hornsby – Every little kiss
  • Lifehouse – Breathing
jun 29 2011 ∞
jun 29 2011 +
list icon
  • L. Paul Bremer – The Daily Show with Jon Stewart – 01/17/2006
  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew – Home Page
  • Vertical Magazine
  • American Forests
  • Making a Career as a Defense Analyst – WSJ.com
  • Where the Jobs Are – Partnership for Public Service
  • Preakness – Home
  • Faces of the Fallen: Iraq and Afghanistan *Casualties | washingtonpost.com
  • Careers in National Defense
  • KRAFT Macaroni & Cheese Dinner – Mac & Cheese – You know you love it.
  • South Florida International Auto Show
  • Intelligence.Gov – Collaboration. Commitment. Courage.
  • The Biltmore Miami Hotel in Coral Gables FL
  • Columbia Sportswear | Shop Direct for Jac...
jun 29 2011 ∞
jun 29 2011 +
list icon
  • Halifax
  • New York Yacht Club
  • Texts Ten Museum
  • Amtrak
  • Deck of Westward
  • Copenhagen
  • Deck of Jarvis
  • Rock Climbing in Joshua Tree
  • Deck of Sula
  • Ivy Tower
  • Buying Lakeshore Drive
  • Buying Launani Valley
  • Buying Roo
  • Buying Wrangler
  • Buying Passport
  • Buying Durant
  • Adopting Theo
  • Barbizon
  • Flying into London
  • Blackhawk/Albright Class
  • Big Brass Bed
aug 11 2012 ∞
mar 11 2014 +
list icon
  • July 9, 2011 A Man Don't Have To Die - Brad Paisley
  • July 15, 2011 Maybe Tomorrow - Stereophonics
  • August 3, 2011 Here Comes The Flood - Peter Gabriel
  • September 11, 2011 Letters From The Flood - Civil Twilight
  • October 25, 2011 Good Feeling - Flo Rida
  • November 4, 2011 We Don't Eat - James Vincent McMurrow
  • December 2, 2011 (Kissed You) Good Night - Gloriana
  • January 13, 2012 Echo - Jason Walker
  • February 11, 2012 Dark Horses - Switchfoot
  • February 28, 2012 Greg Laswell - Your Ghost
  • March 15, 2012 The Naked and Famous - Young Blood
  • April 13, 2012 Wye Oak - Civilian
jul 9 2011 ∞
apr 20 2013 +
list icon
  • Bill Stone - CEO of Stone Aerospace and Cave Diver
  • Winston Churchill – Never, never, never give up.
  • J.R.R.Tolkien – Professor of Languages
  • Marcus Aurelius – Stoic
  • Michael P. Murphy – U.S. Navy SEAL and recipient of the Medal of Honor
  • Ursula Le Guin – Visionary
  • Mark Bowden – author of “Black Hawk Down”
  • Dr. Donald Daniel – Georgetown Professor
  • Muhammad Yunus – Microlending Economist
  • Secretary Albright – One Tough Woman
  • Queen Noor – Role Model
  • Shakespeare – Genius
  • Santiago Calatrava – Double Genius
  • Secretary Rubin – Pragmatist
  • Ridley Scott – Artist
jun 30 2011 ∞
jul 30 2013 +
list icon
  • Paley Park
  • Astor Place
  • Washington Square
  • The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine
  • Chartres Cathedral
  • The Valley of the Temples
  • MBL Library Woods Hole
  • NYU Library Bobst Library
  • Galveston Library
  • The Temple of Dendur
  • Kailua Beach
  • Palace of Fontainebleau
  • MBL Dorms Woods Hole
  • Stevens Tech Overlook
  • Kaneohe Marine Corp Base
  • Dumbarton Oaks
  • Montreal Botanical Garden
  • Morikami Japanese Garden
  • Fairchild Botanical Garden
  • Central Park Zoo Polar Bear Enclosure
jun 29 2011 ∞
jun 29 2011 +
list icon
  • New York
  • Zurich
  • London
  • Tokyo
  • San Francisco
  • Copenhagen
  • Amsterdam
  • Barbizon
  • Oslo
  • Montreal
  • Quebec
  • Toronto
  • Hamilton
  • Cologne
  • Petropavlovsk
  • Cologne
  • Jerusalem
  • Haifa
  • Portland, OR
  • Portland, ME
  • Pound Ridge
jun 29 2011 ∞
jun 29 2011 +
list icon
  • Tiffany’s on Fifth Avenue
  • The old Felissimo
  • Rizzoli Books
  • Conran
  • The old Body Shop
  • Caswell-Massey
  • Crabtree & Evelyn
  • Barneys
  • The old Coach
  • Tod’s
  • Ann Taylor
  • Arango
  • Reiss
  • Banana Republic
  • J. Crew
  • Montblanc
  • Books and Books
  • Borders
  • Barnes and Noble
  • Dean and Deluca
  • West Village Movie Poster Shop
jun 29 2011 ∞
jun 29 2011 +
list icon
  • Loyalty
  • Courage
  • Generosity
  • Compassion
  • Calmness
  • Competence
  • Dignity
  • Fairness
  • Respect
  • Self-respect
  • Focus
  • Being squared-away
  • Order
  • Ambition
  • Tenacity
  • Confidence
  • Discipline
  • Independence
  • Kindness
  • Simplicity
  • Usefulness
jun 29 2011 ∞
jun 30 2011 +
list icon
  • The Hunt for Red October
  • Aliens
  • Blade Runner
  • The Star Wars Trilogy
  • Mr. and Mrs. Smith
  • The Good Shepherd
  • No Way Out
  • The Italian Job
  • Gladiator
  • Mystic River
  • Good Will Hunting
  • In Bruges
  • The Incredibles
  • How To Train Your Dragon
  • Stand By Me
  • Terminator
  • The Bourne Trilogy
  • The Deer Hunter
  • Heat
  • Jaws
  • Batman Begins
jun 29 2011 ∞
jun 29 2011 +