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I don’t know why it bothers me that the Met is getting rid of their metal admission tags… maybe it’s like when the Arclight switched from thick, concert style tickets to their current crappy, miniature format. (via Metropolitan Museum Sheds Its Metal Admissions Tags)
Today is Midwinter in Antarctica. It is one of the most important dates on the calendar because it means you’ve hit the halfway mark of the Long Night and every day from here is one closer to the sun coming back above the horizon. You might think this is cause for jubilation. While it was certainly the reason for a feast and party, the more common reaction was “Fuck. It’s only halfway through winter. At least four months until the station opens again. Fuck. Pour me some more whiskey, dammit.
Always smile and enjoy life. Now, that’s not always going to be easy. As you get older, you’ll have responsibilities. You’ll have to learn how to take care of others. You’ll mess up. And, believe it or not, some people aren’t going to like you because you smile and have fun. And they will try to change you. Don’t let it happen.