kayaking, backpacking, the beach, cooking, camping, volleyball, skiing,
Apathy, Old Man and the Sea, Next, Into the Wild
Donnie Darko, Boondock Saints, The Land Before Time, Big Fish, The Bourne Series, Crash, Mission Impossible series, Weekend at Bernie's, Tommy Boy, Saved!, The Thomas Crown Affair, Kill Bill series, Garden State, House of 1000 Corpses, The Hangover
almost anything; Bright Eyes, The Anniversary, Monsters of Folk, Now It's Overhead, The New Amsterdams, Modest Mouse, Brand New, Postal Service, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Wilco, The Ataris, Weezer, White Stripes, Tokyo Police Club, Vampire Weekend, The Low Anthem
“No man should go through life without once experiencing healthy, even bored solitude in the wilderness, finding himself depending solely on himself and thereby learning his true and hidden strength”
“Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.”
-Henry David Thoreau
“Here we are, arguably the most intellectual, clever species ever to have lived – so how is it that we can destroy the only planet we have?”
“Use it up, wear it out, make it do, do without.”
“A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.”
“Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man manages his affairs as well as a tree does.”
-George Bernard Shaw
“In the end, we conserve what we love. We love only what we understand. We will understand only what we are taught.”
-Senegalese poet Baba Dioum
You give me a gift, BAM...thank you note
You invite me somewhere, POW...RSVP
You do me a favor, WHAM...favor returned
Do not test my politeness
-Andy, from the Office
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace."
-Sri Chinmoy Ghose
"Man had always assumed that he was more intelligent than dolphins because he had achieved so much...the wheel, New York, wars, ad so on, whilst all the dolphins had ever done was muck about in the water having a good time. But conversely the dophins believed themselves to be more intelligent than man for precisely the same reasons."
-The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Mother...There is no other...like mother...so treat her right! Treat her right! (Mr. T)
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Hi there Tom. Welcome to AoM! I see you have joined my son's group Man Bags. Good move. Also, I'd like to give you a friendly invite to check out my group, The Great Debate. Just click on "Groups." It's the one with the colorful galaxy picture. It's also one of the most active groups on AoM. In any case, great to have you with us.
"Since the media is quiet, it's hard to know why the media is quiet. How woudl you find out? You'd need alternate media.
I get little dribs and drabs occasionally, but that's not enough to know what the general…"
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