What Would Don Draper Say?

Don Draper is the Man

"The reason you haven't felt it is because it doesn't exist. What you call love was invented by guys like me, to sell nylons. You're born alone and you die alone and this world just drops a bunch of rules on top of you to make you forget those facts. But I never forget. I'm living like there's no tomorrow, because there isn't one."

"Peggy, I'm glad that this is an environment where you feel free to fail"

"[Presenting an idea to Don] We thought that Samsonite is this very rare element, this mythical substance, the hardest on earth, and we see an adventurer leaping through a cave.

Don Draper: Is this a substance much like bullshit?"

"Oh, I know you have plans. You were gonna call me from a bar with an idea? You think elves do this?"

"Don Draper: That's how this works. I pay you for ideas. 
Peggy Olson: You never say 'thank you'. 
Don Draper: That's what the money is for!"

"Just so you know, the people who talk that way think that monkeys can do this. They take all this monkey crap and just stick it in a briefcase completely unaware that their success depends on something more than their shoeshine. YOU are the product. You- FEELING something. That's what sells. Not them. Not sex. They can't do what we do, and they hate us for it."

"You wanna be on vacation Pete? Because I can make that happen."

"I have a life and it only goes in one direction. Forward."

Trip to Hunter Museum of American Art

"Perched on an 80-foot bluff on the edge of the Tennessee River, the Hunter Museum of American Art offers stunning views of the river and the surrounding mountains. This panorama is equaled only by the exceptional collection of American art inside recognized as one of the country's finest."

On the first Sunday of every month the Hunter Museum of American Art has free admission.  What better way to spend a nice Sunday afternoon then to absorb some wonderful culture. I would have to say that my favorite exhibit right now is the KunstMuseum Wolfsburg.  It features 40 photographs by German artist, Peter Keetman, a sculptural installation by American artist Nam June Paik and a series of video works by American artist Gary Hill.  The Wiles' clan will be definitely be visiting this city treasure often.

Remember Those Who Provide For Our Country

While you're at cookouts, they're in shootouts. While you're at the pool, they're swimming in their own sweat. While you're pounding beers, their boots are pounding ground. While you have the day off, they're preparing for another mission. And while you're saying God Bless America and enjoying your freedom, they're fighting and dying to ensure you always have it. Remember your soldiers today!

Happy Fourth of July!

Captain America F* YEAH!

I just watched the trailer for Captain America and though I had my doubts before hand about going to see this movie at all I am seriously going to have consider an opening day screening.  The trailer is amazing....oh and the fact that the backing track was "forty six and two" from my favorite band T00L.

Captain America....F* YEAH!

The Undying Fire

I want to do one kindly deed each day
To help someone to find a better way
I want to lend a hand to one in need
Or find some lonely stray that I may feed
I want to sing for someone a loved song
To give them outage when the road is long
If just one smile of mine can lighten pain
Then I shall feel I have not lived in vain

-Lena Stearns Bolton

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