newspeedwayboogie:

Alice Gerrard - Bear Me Away

Good lord is this stunning and unforgettable.

You can say that again

thisisfusion:

Major League Baseball’s batting average hit its lowest point in over four decades this season.

Right now, the l
eague-wide batting average is .251, according to the stat-tracking website FanGraphs. That’s the lowest average since 1972, one year before the American League introduced the designated hitter.

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Money Ball 2

Bless My Haters. Every one. | Fitted T-shirt | Skreened

Can’t understand need/want dichotomy 

First The Counselor and then Inherent Vice. Essentially they are asking you to sit through a film in order to get access to the screenwriting. As far as the movie-versions of these stories are concerned, the script is the only thing that really matters to me. Still, I may enjoy the latter, as it’s by Paul Thomas Anderson rather than that schmo, Ridley Scott.

Indeed, the condition of human nature is just this; man towers above the rest of creation so long as he recognizes his own nature, and when he forgets it, he sinks lower than the beasts. For other living things to be ignorant of themselves, is natural; but for man it is a defect.

Boethius: The Consolation of Philosophy, II.v (via apesoformythoughts)

Of beast, man, knowledge, and self. Precisely.

O everlasting God, who hast ordained and constituted the services of Angels and men in a wonderful order: Mercifully grant that, as thy holy Angels alway do thee service in heaven, so by thy appointment they may succour and defend us on earth; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Collect for Michaelmas, BCP (via naminganimals)

arthistorycq:

Castillo de Gormaz
Location: Gormaz, Soria, Spain
c. 10th century
Spain never ceases to surprise me with it’s hidden treasures. I have visited Soria and surrounding villages and somehow missed this awesome 10th century Muslim fortress. Needless to say, I will be figuring this into my travel plans this fall for sure. 

walls will fall

arthistorycq:

Castillo de Gormaz

Location: Gormaz, Soria, Spain

c. 10th century

Spain never ceases to surprise me with it’s hidden treasures. I have visited Soria and surrounding villages and somehow missed this awesome 10th century Muslim fortress. Needless to say, I will be figuring this into my travel plans this fall for sure. 

walls will fall

Track by Track: We Were Promised Jetpacks - Unravelling

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Alonso Cano

Saint Diego de Alcalá, 1652-57

Instituto Gómez-Moreno. Fundación Rodríguez-Acosta, Granada (+)

More Diego, please.