"Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything - anger, anxiety, or possessions - we cannot be free."
"White people have Ancestry dot com. We don’t. If I want to get in touch with my roots and my heritage, I need an airplane."
"Given Seattle’s famous climate, local weather forecasters have had to coin a word for non-dreary interludes: they are “sunbreaks.” When the rain stops and the clouds lift even for a few hours, locals pounce. Offices empty; parks fill up. It’s the upside of bracing for misery: Any ray of hope, no matter how transient, is a cause for celebration."
– The unstoppable KenJen
on how Seattle sports’ many crushing losses are actually a weird blessing and turn us into the oddly optimistic people we are. (via seattlish