I realize there’s something incredibly honest about trees in winter, how they’re...– Jeffrey McDaniel (via delawareareyou)
What horrifies me most is the idea of being useless: well-educated, brilliantly...– Sylvia Plath (via fractured-self)
Male fantasies, male fantasies, is everything run by male fantasies? Up on a...– Margaret Atwood, The Robber Bride (via monkeyknifefight) Those last two lines
Claudine Longet - Every Night Every night I just...
I don’t know anymore how to ask for what I want. Maybe I never learned. It is my nature to say “no thank you” without thinking, without even considering my options. I have been politely declining my way through life, which explains why I feel so hungry, so empty-handed. I am all cautious knocks, flitting glances, interrupted sentences that go unfinished. I hate these birdlike...
This spotify playlist I just stumbled upon is changing my world right now. It’s mostly 1950s and 60s French and American tunes: Serge Gainsbourg, Brigitte Bardot, Elvis Presley, Dean Martin, Tom Jones, Billie Holiday, Chet Baker, Frank Sinatra, Henry Mancini, and a bunch of French fellows I’m falling in love with. I’ve been playing it all day. Feel free to add me...
Eventually something you love is going to be taken away. And then you will fall...– Richard Siken (via foreverdiary)
Home Sweet Home
Took some pictures of my apartment today. I’ve been putting this off since the few photos I took when I first moved in (almost exactly 2 years ago!) because it never feels finished. And it’s always a mess. And I still can’t afford to buy all the pictures and frames I want. But here it is, my little work in progress. I’m pretty proud of this home I’ve made. ...
Children make up the best songs, anyway. Better than grown-ups. Kids are always...– Tom Waits (via thebronzemedal)
The problem is that we are not addicted to just one person - the person with...– Susan Cheever, Desire (via sorakeem)
The only way you can write the truth is to assume that what you set down will...– Margaret Atwood (The Blind Assassin)
I didn’t want to kiss you goodbye, that was the trouble. I wanted to kiss you...– Ernest Hemingway (via travels-with-charley)
Zooey Deschanel’s Grocery List: Birthday Cake Oreos Daffodils Caring– lucky paper stars omg mine too.
It’s 6:30 in the morning and this is happening.
Any man that can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving...– Albert Einstein (via fecastleberry)
I wish I could show you when you are lonely or in darkness the astonishing light...– Hafiz (via sorakeem)
That spring Jenny’s mother was expecting a baby, there was no rain worth...– Muriel Spark, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (via sketchofthepast)
chaptertwelve: Lissie > Go Your Own Way...
It’s the disconnect of being trained since birth to look a certain way, only to...– On Men Who Don’t Like Women in Makeup | xoJane (via yeezytaughtme)
So why do I talk about the benefits of failure? Simply because failure meant a...– J.K. Rowling (via atomos)
You should add me on Draw Something (I’m carojarvis) because I’ll make you feel better about your drawing skills. For someone with tiny little fingers, I draw like I’m wearing a pair of oven mitts. Once you add me, send me a message on here to let me know who you are so I know I’m not drawing things for serial killers (but let’s be honest I would still play probably,...
No one could blame American women here if they all suddenly decided to leave the...– John Oliver on American contraception debates, The Bugle 183
i want to see a scene in a romantic comedy where a cute couple breaks up after...– well, alright:
I have to take this really boring class for work and I’ve been trying to...– My father, ladies and gentlemen.
I get that we all like collecting pretty images. But this one-sided fixation...– Hila Shachar on her blog Le Projet D’amour (via bitsofjess) I’m happy someone articulated how I’ve been feeling lately. I’ll be back to blogging soon. I just needed a little break.
Just a head’s up - I haven’t been able to receive messages for the past week or so. I’m working with Tumblr support to resolve the issue. Don’t send me anything important!