Living Well

Living Well through the eye of my Mind

This is the way the CIA always has done its business — a rare combination of sanctified violence, raw contempt for the country’s legal and political processes, and an almost unfailing gift for screwing up at the worst possible times. John Kennedy was right. A million pieces.

The Torture Report by Charlie Pierce (via esquire)

luxuryaccommodations:

Travaasa - Austin, TX, USA

Perched on the edge of the Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge, Travaasa Austin makes for a one-of-a-kind spa and adventure retreat for travelers in this unique, bucolic and charming land that is Texas Hill Country. Think endless outdoor opportunities and nature in its purest form, but also stylish accommodation, topnotch spa facilities and plenty of unexpected luxuries. The resort boasts seven haciendas with tastefully designed rooms that open onto patios and decks overlooking the beautiful landscape, but the highlight is definitely the award-winning 11-room spa sanctuary with its spectacular infinity pool and extensive range of treatments.

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The Caves - Negril, Jamaica

Enjoying a breathtaking cliffside location on the west end of Negril, Jamaica, The Caves is a delightful all inclusive retreat with boutique-style accommodation, exclusive amenities and a rich variety of water sports and adventure opportunities. Guests can choose between one and two-bedroom cottages individually designed with handcrafted furnishings and inspiring artworks. For larger groups, the resort provides an astonishing private villa surrounded by lush tropical gardens and appointed with luxury features such as swimming pool, hot tub and charming outdoor areas. Other highlights include a state-of-the-art spa with magnificent sea views, fabulous dining venues, an original cave bar and a salt-water swimming pool that flows into the ocean.

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fastcompany:

How Naval Ravikant went from “radioactive mud” to a startup kingmaker who is disrupting traditional VC funding with his AngelList syndicates. Read more>

fastcompany:

How Naval Ravikant went from “radioactive mud” to a startup kingmaker who is disrupting traditional VC funding with his AngelList syndicates. Read more>

Don’t assume that anybody above you actually knows what they’re doing. And if you find somebody who does, stick to them like glue. Because the further you go into your career, the more you will discover to your absolute horror that you are the adult.

hodinkee:

The brand new #tudorwatch Ranger, live from @baselworld2014. Yes that’s a camo strap.

hodinkee:

The brand new #tudorwatch Ranger, live from @baselworld2014. Yes that’s a camo strap.

hodinkee:

Live from @baselworld2014 the #patekphilippe 5860/1A. Killer in the metal.  (at Basel World)

hodinkee:

Live from @baselworld2014 the #patekphilippe 5860/1A. Killer in the metal. (at Basel World)

You wish you could tell your story from beginning to end. You wish you could once and finally be heard and understood. You know that will never happen.

When a Marriage Ends… by Mike Sager (via esquire)

iwcwatches:

#WednesdayWatchRiddle: The #IWC Portuguese Yacht Club Chronograph Edition “Laureus Sport for Good Foundation” has a blue dial, do you know why?

iwcwatches:

#WednesdayWatchRiddle: The #IWC Portuguese Yacht Club Chronograph Edition “Laureus Sport for Good Foundation” has a blue dial, do you know why?