Avaleigh and Maisie.

I am the luckiest uncle in the world to have these two cuties as my nieces.

Really missing this place today.
PS I love you. Really missing this place today.
PS I love you. Really missing this place today.
PS I love you.

Really missing this place today.

PS I love you.


Kartik Das ‘14 discovers everyone has a story.

Well said, Kartik.

This is why I love what I do.

Now that’s my type of Valentine’s Day.

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Cornell Right Now :) Spotted by Amy Bond.

“You know we’re constantly taking. We don’t make most of the food we eat, we don’t grow it, anyway. We wear clothes other people make, we speak a language other people developed, we use a mathematics other people evolved and spent their lives building. I mean we’re constantly taking things. It’s a wonderful ecstatic feeling to create something and put it into the pool of human experience and knowledge.”
Steve Jobs (via davemorin)

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Newest desktop background.

Whenever anyone asks me why Apple is my favorite.

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Yesterday Alex Calderwood passed away.

Alex was our teacher, mentor, guru and most importantly our dear friend.

We will miss him.

Today is a sad day. Thanks for everything you gave us, Alex.

“Ace Hotel is a collection of individuals — multiple and inclusive, held together by an affinity for the soulful. We are not here to reinvent the hotel, but to readdress its conventions to keep them fresh, energized, human. We accept the hotel as a potential for real, fluid community. We believe that hospitality is compassion, that it is not servility but genuine concern for others’ well-being and the ability to live with empathy. We believe that Mr. Strummer was right when he sang, “If you’re after getting the honey, hey — then you don’t go killing all the bees,” because there is no honey without bees. And Mr. Blake was right when he said that “Life delights in life,” meaning that cultivating
joy attracts more joy. We like the stories that come with things and think that wherever you are, you should feel like you’re there. Always go with the best idea, regardless of where it comes from and be willing to learn from anybody. Do what’s got to be done everyday. The basic things matter. Try not to be a jerk. The truth doesn’t always make sense, but it usually feels right. Try to make something everyday. The only free will you have is how well you respond to fate, so steel yourself and smile. Work can be a beautiful thing when done beautifully, and it’s a lot more fun done together than apart. This, more than anything else, is why people want to sleep with us.”

This is, by far, the best vision statement I’ve ever seen.

God I love these guys.