"Mountains seem to answer an increasing imaginative need in the West. More and more people are discovering a desire for them, and a powerful solace in them. At bottom, mountains, like all wildernesses, challenge our complacent conviction - so easy to lapse into - that the world has been made for humans by humans. Most of us exist for most of the time in worlds which are humanly arranged, themed and controlled. One forgets that there are environments which do not respond to the flick of a switch or the twist of a dial, and which have their own rhythms and orders of existence. Mountains correct this amnesia. By speaking of greater forces than we can possibly invoke, and by confronting us with greater spans of time than we can possibly envisage, mountains refute our excessive trust in the man-made. They pose profound questions about our durability and the importance of our schemes. They induce, I suppose, a modesty in us." ― Robert Macfarlane
In recognition of the passage of Colorado Amendment 64 last week:
Creepin' through this cloud of smoke With a little bit of funk to make ya choke Gangstas come feel good inside As we take you for a ride to another dimension Deep from a fat O-Z Two crooked ass n*ggaz on a cosmic journey Straight from the planet G Where the real n*ggaz dwell in the realms of Ruthless
"I try my best to be just like I am, but everybody wants you to be just like them" - Bob Dylan
My second favorite album of the year. Complete album rock from song #1 through the finish. "Tides" is the song that will be my #1 song for 2012. The lyric destroy me. This is a beautiful album. I love the simplicity of the bass and percussion and the blended vocals.
“It only ends once. Anything that happens before that is just progress.”
Been listening to a lot of Blind Melon lately on Pandora. Always liked them, a lot, but I've decided they were really under appreciated. Well, except for their one hit, No Rain, which is probably one of their worst. The album Nico, in particular, has some gems.