Siena in Rain
Photo: Fritz Henle
I decided to visit the Boston Public Gardens today, to see the bench from Good Will Hunting, so I could pay my respects to one of my idols. I wasn’t alone, as crowds of young and old stood near, bound together by sadness.
Rest in peace Robin.
"Suicide is a permanent solution to temporary problems," Robin Williams used to say.
Therefore, it is tragic to hear his passing due to suicide earlier today. He’s such a wonderful actor, inspiring comedian, and amazing man. I love his movies. “Jumanji” paints my childhood, “Patch Adams” inspires my dream, “Mrs Doubtfire” tells me the importance of a family.
Coincidentally, today (12th of August) is also the 60th birthday of my favourite musician Pat Metheny. I remember Metheny used to play a soundtrack for Robin Williams’ lesser-known movie “Toys”. A fantastic musical composition, also written by legendary Hans Zimmer.
We never understand life, no matter what. Today is present and we have to treasure each second of it. The same applies to Robin Williams. We should celebrate his unique character.
Rest in peace, Robin. Let joy and innocence prevail!
Photo: Jacques Dubois
The Container Store Announces Puppy Storage Solution
by Scott Friedstein, FluffPo Correspondent
Puppies. They’re adorable. Problem is, they’re everywhere.
The Container Store now has a solution for that.
In a press conference last week, the retailer announced a line of boxes specially made for the little troublemakers. The Kennel Collection features stackable units guaranteed to keep pups contained - and owners happy.
"We’ve always been in the business of organization," says CEO Kip Tindell. "People need ways of keeping their things together. Puppies are no different.”
The products are currently in the testing phase with a soft launch scheduled mid-September in a handful of midwestern stores.
"We want to just test the waters before doing a full release," says Tindell. "There’s a chance this could completely backfire - but then again, there’s always risk in innovation."
The Kennel Collection will be available in a range of colors, or for the retro-inclined, clear.
Via Soggydan Benenovitch.
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