The Great Catsby

Like it or not, we come to life in the middle of stories that are not ours. The way to knowledge, and self-knowledge, is through pilgrimage. We imitate our way to the truth, finding our lives — saving them — in the process. Then we pass it on.

~Paul Elie (from The Life you Save Might Be Your Own: An American Pilgrimage)

Mesmerized by this meditation on history and our place in it tonight.

(via beingblog)

Dude, I just wanna leave with some medals and a puppy.

—Gus Kenworthy, US Silver Medalist in Ski Slopestyle, at a press conference. [Gus has been tweeting about adopting one, or a few of the stray dogs around Sochi.] (via nprontheroad)

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The red-eyed tree frog (Agalychnis callidryas) is native to the Neotropical rain forests of Central America and can jump up to a metre and a half in length. | images taken by Nicolas Reusens in Costa Rica