I write one page of masterpiece to ninety one pages of shit. I try to put the shit in the wastebasket.

— Ernest Hemingway in a letter to F. Scott Fitzgerald

Previously: “Sometimes magic is just someone spending more time…”

From now on, walking
is my beer and feeling good
is my hangover.

—Found haiku in The Simpsons (Season 14, Episode 20)

Trinket’s first time outside in San Jose, California

If you understand
an obsession, then you know
you won’t change my mind.

—Found haiku in The Prestige

Evening walk at Vasona Lake County Park in Los Gatos, California

If you didn’t get hugged enough as a kid, you won’t find what you’re looking for from me. That’s not my gig and I’m not attuned to it. On Zodiac I had a conversation with Jake, and I said, “I guarantee I’m going to make a good movie out of this. You can decide if you want to be the weakest thing in it, or you can decide if you want to show up.”

— David Fincher talking about how he directs actors in an interview with Playboy

Previously: “My idea of professionalism…”

Maybe she got in
over her head, and that’s why
she wanted a gun.

—Found haiku in Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

It isn’t that they can’t see the solution. It is that they can’t see the problem.

— G. K. Chesterton

With Daisy at Chris & Rene’s wedding

The skin around his
eyes is a catalogue of
gouged disappointments.

—Found haiku in Between Here and the Yellow Sea
by Nicolas Pizzolatto (source)

Trinket tries to steal a piece of string

You’re honestly just
going to stand there and call
this a kale salad?

—Found haiku in You Call This Kale Salad? (source)

View from Pippin Hill Farm in North Garden, Virginia

Previously: Farm fog (2013)

Sign at Mudhouse Coffeehouse & Bakery in Crozet, Virginia