An itemized list of Good Things

just a couple o' besties documenting the best parts of their days

Everything is so :( and so :)

Everything is so :( and so :)

Getting good advice from Lolz D’Alves and taking it.

“Happiness is a gift and the trick is not to expect it, but to delight in it when it comes.”

—   Charles Dickens

Saturday

Coffee, Classical, Crossword and Dickens.

a beaker o’ smoothie and a mug o’ coffee and gettin’ outta the house it’s time.

“The really important kind of freedom involves attention, and awareness, and discipline, and effort, and being able truly to care about other people and to sacrifice for them, over and over, in myriad petty little unsexy ways, every day.”

—   DFW
Sometimes, your code just works. 
Sitting at work this morning, drinking Nepal black tea, updating our website, with a little heater at my toes, listening to Bill Munroe.
I mean. Pretty nice. 

Students who acquire large debts putting themselves through school are unlikely to think about changing society. When you trap people in a system of debt they can’t afford the time to think.

Tuition fee increases are a “disciplinary technique,” and, by the time students graduate, they are not only loaded with debt, but have also internalized the “disciplinarian culture.” This makes them efficient components of the consumer economy.

—   Noam Chomsky