The Virtues of Nothing | Christopher Robin (2018)

The Virtues of Nothing | Christopher Robin (2018)

Monday, September 03, 2018


Terrance Layhew


  1. Working For The Harvest
    19 Jan, 2019
    Working For The Harvest
    “Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven’t planted.” — David Bly The fruits of success are delicious, they fill the belly and soul with the satisfaction of a job well done. They are also remarkably addictive. Once tasted, you find yourself unable to resist their temptations, leading you argue whether or not it is worth the cost. We like the idea of success, but are often unwilling to make the sacrifices necessary to earn it. So instead of hard work, we
  2. 3 Things Not To Repeat in 2019
    01 Jan, 2019
    3 Things Not To Repeat in 2019
    2019 has arrived in all its glory, sharing with us a new set of 365 opportunities to do something new, incredible, and even flawed. We have no guarantee that we will succeed in our day to day activities, we only know that we have the chance. With another day of breath, we have another moment to see if we have the courage and capacity to make our wishes reality. There's a great John Wayne quote I recall every New Years, “Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight
  3. Initials | Mugshots
    08 Sep, 2018
    Initials | Mugshots
    This mug has been a source of grief for me from my family, but I still rather like it. It’s white and flowery, with a letter “T” in the center. It came into my possession on one of my trips out to Iowa, it was early Summer and I paired a visit out to Afton for fun with an Organic inspection. My inspection was on Friday morning, and went by quickly without any fuss. The trouble was I had only a two and 1/2 hour drive to get to my friends home for the weekend and they wouldn’t be done with
  4. Mugshots: Winterset
    23 Aug, 2018
    Mugshots: Winterset
    This is the first in a series of stories I'm collecting about my mugs and how I got them, we hope you enjoy the first installment.     One of the first mugs to start my collection is a John Wayne mug (unsurprisingly), that I purchased from the John Wayne birthplace museum in Winterset Iowa. On one side of the mug are the handsome features of John Wayne, on the other is an apt quote from his film “McLintock!” (1963), “Don’t say it’s a fine morning or I’ll shoot ya.” The context of the quote is
  5. The Quiet Place: The Value of Words
    23 Aug, 2018
    The Quiet Place: The Value of Words
    Warning: the following article contains potential spoilers for A Quiet Place. In 2018, A Quiet Place, directed by and starring John Krasinski, silently entered theaters. The critical applause the film has not been hushed, receiving an average rating of 8.1/10 on rotten tomatoes. It is unconventional as a horror movie and while it possesses the hallmark jump scares, it holds more at heart than most of this genre carry. As a brief synopsis, the film takes place in the year 2020, and the

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