“The battles that count aren’t the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself — the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us — that’s where it’s at.” — Jesse Owens, four-time Olympic gold medalist (1913-1980)

qotd (Tupac) + Nikki Giovanni, my friends

“You can spend minutes, hours, days, weeks, or even months over-analyzing a situation; trying to put the pieces together, justifying what could’ve, would’ve happened… or you can just leave the pieces on the floor and move the fuck on.” — Tupac Shakur ps i love this interview love love love.

happy winter, everyone

(Photo by Steve Rawley) notes and a fast hello from me… are you interested in Siberian ice drummers? pretty coooooool. 😉 We finished my Grandma’s cookbook awhile back — makes a lovely holiday gift. And the price is right. Here’s a sample recipe: CHOCOLATE VOLCANO CAKE 8 x 8 inch pan 350 degree oven 1 …