Quote of the Day – Jerry Garcia on Death

I get that this quote is a bit dark and probably not a true extension of Jerry Garcia’s true demeanor, but it’s a great quote and since yesterday would have been his 70th birthday, I thought it worthy of quoting. Remember to be authentic in life because you’ll be authentic in death. That’s what this…

Quote of the Day – John Seeley on Knowledge

I get a “this day in history” email as inspiration for the daily quotes. That way, if I have no personal inspiration that day, I have something to start my engine. I noted from that email, that on this day in 2003, the Wikimedia Foundation was announced, bringing more and more knowledge to the masses,…

Quote of the Day – John McPhee on Libraries

On this day in 1800, President John Adams established the Library of Congress. Interesting enough, the below quote is one of the many reasons I love libraries. Sprawled out, surrounded by books and knowledge, enjoying the words; that’s what a library is all about. Speaking of libraries: A big open-stack academic or public library is…

Photo of the Day: Illuminating Knowledge

Yesterday I was running late to class at Portland Community College. I had my head buried in my cell phone trying to catch up on last minute texts, tweets and other assorted things. Then I happened to look up. I saw this wonderful sunset which just happened to fall behind this apex. Thought it was…