letstalkfantasybooks: People think I’m kidding when I say I’m going to have a library in my house when I’m older and I’m like no you don’t understand I have to There is no other way to fit everything
Things I have learned today
Or, Conversations with Grandma: In which Kerry learns many things she didn’t know. [[MORE]] My grandmother had a TV show in the late 60s/early 70s about housekeeping and parenting as a new mother She also published a report on child abuse and neglect statistics that is still cited today? Like it’s a legitimate thing and everything and I never even KNEW Also she and my grandfather...
Changed my icon
swanjolras: also: after the ap euro multiple choice section i made designs for the second wave of romantic writers as the world’s most popular emo-folk-punk-indie-pop boy band (and mary godwin), The Romantics introducing: george gordon byron “the bad boy” dark and tortured soul once had a hot makeout session with selena gomez once had a hot makeout session with literally everyone lead...
Thought I had work today, so I hauled my butt out of bed and made myself presentable and drove over only to find I’m working tomorrow and not today. Currently drinking a pot of tea by myself and sulking. This is adulthood, right?
He lit his cigarette without straightening out its curvature, then replaced the...– J. D. Salinger ‘Just Before the War With the Eskimos’ (via panoramicchrestomathy)
clintofbartonia: thejohnlockgames: iwillalwaysfindyousnow: onceuponatimeinerebor: consultingsuperhusbands: jashingirl: i-o-u-an-assbutt: for-the-love-of-scarves: a-mind-occupied-by-tennant: p0isone: I will never get over the inequality that men’s jackets have inside pockets and women’s jackets don’t. Amen. I have nowhere to put my sonic screwdriver. or my fake fbi...
Everything's Shiny Cap'n: If the Founding Fathers... →
publius-esquire: George Washington: Would use a simple template and dedicate his blog mostly to his farm work; what crops are doing well and what grows best in what soil, and where to get the best beer in the country. It’s not a terribly active blog. Accidentally became tumblr famous. He’s also annoyed because the only asks he gets are political ones, and he’d rather keep his blog politics-free....
psychoticpingouins: 48 years ago a girl said “oh fuck me” to her best friend while walking in the street, a guy who randomly passed by answered by “let me at least buy you dinner first”. I present to you my grandparents, in love since then and celebrating their 47 years of marriage today.
Just generally thinking? [[MORE]] I am in Maine right now. At my grandmother’s house, where I guess I will be spending the summer. That’s a little odd. And I’ve gone and forgotten my journal. Which is annoying. I do have a job, though I have a job That’s pretty exciting But I start tomorrow and then have a few days and then BAM Friday for real and that’s a...
“When you wake up in the morning, Pooh,” said Piglet at last, “what’s the first...– A.A. Milne
Maureen Johnson: The Gender Coverup →
disgruntledenglishmajor: If you are a female author, you are much more likely to get a package that suggests the book is of a lower perceived quality. We’re the high fructose corn syrup of literature, even when our products are the same. Author Maureen Johnson had her twitter followers create gender-flipped book covers for well-known books to demonstrate how female authors are often taken less...
There was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb, and he almost deserved it.– C. S. Lewis, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (1952)
The Flapper awoke from her lethargy of sub-deb-ism, bobbed her hair, put on her...– Zelda Fitzgerald, Eulogy on the Flapper (which is on google books and is a really great essay)
acquiringfit: saemful: heckboy: “You’re depressed because you don’t have God in your life” The picture /ded
Bradley: I was playing football once and it was just after we’d finished season one and this guy, this defender, crunched me. Just you know, just tackled me quite ferociously and it took me a while to get off the ground and as I did he went, “WHERE’S MERLIN NOW?” and I thought, this is where it begins. This is where my life ends.
Colin: Then I just poked out from behind the corner, “Forbearnan!”
Bradley: He then was, you know, obliterated into an ashy pulp.
Colin: He died.
Bradley: Cheers, Colin.
This instance in particular proves that beneath all that cool pseudo-academic...– Mark Z. Danielewski, “House of Leaves” pg. 99-100 (via pearsonisrad)
fuckyeahashes: so seven years of verbal harassment in the classroom later he found out snape wanted to fuck his mom and now he is the bravest man he ever knew wow. wow. beautiful
NINETY-FIVE GRIEVANCES TO GOD: ABRIDGED
sierrademulder: After Martin Luther 1. Children are capable of feeling both shame and abandonment. 14. My father lives alone. Also, a hawk killed his dog and you expect me to believe in mercy. 20. Good things happen to bad people. 47. One day, every person I have ever loved will die and the only option you have given me is to just sit by and watch it happen or hope I am the first to go....