Weekend Web Wanderings

Screen Shot 2015-06-19 at 3.12.34 PM

“If you build it, they won’t come…”

Here’s some weekend reading for you —  enjoy the links and we’ll see you soon!

Paradise ignored as 2 idealists attempt to echo the 19th-century utopian Harmonists…read how Michael Colby and Donald Graves became the Zinzendorfs, curators of the Mahantongo Heritage Center.


the author with a friend

the author with a friend

Raise a glass of whatever you’re having to the human spirit and this story of a promise kept.

“Alright, a Guinness then,” I told him, reassuringly.
“Something to look forward to when you get home.”

But days passed and he was still in that hospital room.

We are all temporary here. Savor everyone every moment.


Project 1 in 4 — 100 Days of sketches

Project 1 in 4 — 100 Days of sketches

Read how Marissa Betley decided to sketch “how it truly feels to struggle with a mental health condition” and shared them on-line to create Project 1 in 4.

“Approximately one in four American adults — or about 26 percent of the population — suffers from a diagnosable mental health condition in a given year.”

Chances are, you know someone — or may be someone — struggling today. These drawings may help understand you how that feels.


Finally for this Friday, a lovely tune from the David Ducharme-Jones Band — playing again this Saturday evening, June 20 at the One-2-One Bar on S. Lamar in South Austin, Texas — y’all c’mon down!

(Dave Ducharme-Jones Band video from Barry Dorfman’s YouTube Channel)

 

 

Advertisements

About bullersbackporch

I am a native Austinite, a high-tech Luddite, lover of music, movies and stories and a born trainer-explainer.
This entry was posted in Buller, doodle, friends, happiness, health, healthcare, Leisure, love, performances, video and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s