On the Road to Beautiful

~ Wednesday, May 30 ~
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Moment - MrFogg

MrFogg has a Tumblr!

(via The Daily Beast)

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~ Tuesday, December 27 ~
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HDR Skies by Tanguy Louvigny

Mental Health Break

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~ Tuesday, November 22 ~
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Breakdancing in Slow Motion

Music: Turning by Cloud

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~ Thursday, September 22 ~
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The Good NeighborKottke recently dug up Tom Junod’s profile of Mr. Rogers from 1998.  At one point Mr. Rogers meets a teenage fan with a bad case of cerebral palsy. The TV host asks the boy to pray for him:
The boy had always been prayed for. The boy had always been the object of prayer, and now he was being asked to pray for Mister Rogers, and although at first he didn’t know if he could do it, he said he would, he said he’d try, and ever since then he keeps Mister Rogers in his prayers and doesn’t talk about wanting to die anymore, because he figures Mister Rogers is close to God, and if Mister Rogers likes him, that must mean God likes him, too.
As for Mister Rogers himself … well, he doesn’t look at the story in the same way that the boy did or that I did. In fact, when Mister Rogers first told me the story, I complimented him on being so smart—for knowing that asking the boy for his prayers would make the boy feel better about himself—and Mister Rogers responded by looking at me at first with puzzlement and then with surprise. “Oh, heavens no, Tom! I didn’t ask him for his prayers for him; I asked for me. I asked him because I think that anyone who has gone through challenges like that must be very close to God. I asked him because I wanted his intercession.”
(via The Daily Dish)

The Good Neighbor

Kottke recently dug up Tom Junod’s profile of Mr. Rogers from 1998. At one point Mr. Rogers meets a teenage fan with a bad case of cerebral palsy. The TV host asks the boy to pray for him:

The boy had always been prayed for. The boy had always been the object of prayer, and now he was being asked to pray for Mister Rogers, and although at first he didn’t know if he could do it, he said he would, he said he’d try, and ever since then he keeps Mister Rogers in his prayers and doesn’t talk about wanting to die anymore, because he figures Mister Rogers is close to God, and if Mister Rogers likes him, that must mean God likes him, too.

As for Mister Rogers himself … well, he doesn’t look at the story in the same way that the boy did or that I did. In fact, when Mister Rogers first told me the story, I complimented him on being so smart—for knowing that asking the boy for his prayers would make the boy feel better about himself—and Mister Rogers responded by looking at me at first with puzzlement and then with surprise. “Oh, heavens no, Tom! I didn’t ask him for his prayers for him; I asked for me. I asked him because I think that anyone who has gone through challenges like that must be very close to God. I asked him because I wanted his intercession.”

(via The Daily Dish)

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~ Saturday, August 13 ~
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MOVE by Rick Mereki

3 guys, 44 days, 11 countries, 18 flights, 38 thousand miles, an exploding volcano, 2 cameras and almost a terabyte of footage… all to turn 3 ambitious linear concepts based on movement, learning and food ….into 3 beautiful and hopefully compelling short films….. = a trip of a lifetime.

(via The Daily Beast)

Saw the link to this video several times, but finally watched it when Simon sent it to me :) Pretty cool stuff!

Check out Rick’s Vimeo account for other videos! (Gastronomical version, learning version, etc.)

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