If you have someone that you think is The One, don’t just sort of think in your ordinary mind, ‘Okay, let’s pick a date. Let’s plan this and make a party and get married.’ Take that person and travel around the world. Buy a plane ticket for the two of you to travel all around the world, and go to places that are hard to go to and hard to get out of. And if when you come back to JFK, when you land in JFK, and you’re still in love with that person, get married at the airport.
A grad school advisor told me: ‘people who say their work is their life are full of shit, you need to have girlfriends, break up with girlfriends, go to shows, get drunk, get stoned (he was from the 60’s), puke on the street, get out and do things, and your work will be better and more focused.’ I think fresh ideas and views come from change. The change he was referring to is life-life […]
Jake Hobart @telier