1. “Date a girl who doesn’t read because the girl who reads knows the importance of plot. She can trace out the demarcations of a prologue and the sharp ridges of a climax. She feels them in her skin. The girl who reads will be patient with an intermission and expedite a denouement. But of all things, the girl who reads knows most the ineluctable significance of an end. She is comfortable with them. She has bid farewell to a thousand heroes with only a twinge of sadness.” Charles Warnke - You Should Date an Illiterate Girl

  2. “I was half in love with her by the time we sat down.” J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

  3. Blog: the importance of being there

    Why is physical presence important to a protest movement?

  4. “This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.” Dalai Lama

  5. Poem: the cat, and i watch : on my curtains, the / shadows of blown-about leaves / dancing in sunrise.

  6. Blog: losing (and gaining) a hero

    I kept walking, maybe ten feet, and I turned around once more. I looked Steve Jobs in the eye and said, with pure and unadulterated sincerity, “Thank you.”

  7. “Stay hungry. Stay foolish.” Steve Jobs

  8. Blog: bonfire of the exes

    And though most days they are leery and wary of one another, intoxicated – they know the measure of his manhood, they know all his idiosyncrasies… his stupid tricks, his weird fetishes and his gross habits.

Mila (Jacob Stetser)

Mila is a writer, photographer, poet & technologist.

He shares here his thoughts on Buddhism, living compassionately, social media, building community,
& anything else that interests him.

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