Americans say they are more tolerant and open-minded than their parents. Among...– The Atlantic/Aspen Institute American Values poll (via theatlantic)
GOING CRAZY: i don’t have a car right now. I am stuck in my house. i turned on the television the first time today and i have seen the goddamn skype commercial 4 times in this hour. with youth lagoon. and i keep on yelling at the tv whenever i hear it. and i’m going shopping online because now i have money and it is so dangerous.
We want choice. A sense of efficaciousness and choice. To be loved by someone....– David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest (via onehundreddollars)
Most of my existence is spent trying not to vomit. People make me nauseous. Whenever I interact with another person it is like I am in perpetual motion and my stomach has swollen into my throat. I am allergic to people. What if dogs were allergic to people? Would they sneeze all the time and have red eyes?
back in iowa city all week. dunno how/why this keeps on happening.
reading books about reincarnation and planning out what i’m going to do on the solstice. sometimes life is nice
Had I not created my whole world, I would certainly have died in other people’s.– Anaïs Nin (via seabois)
Most of the writers I know are weird hybrids. There’s a strong streak of...– David Foster Wallace (via jayarrarr)
thealphabetpony: France Gall - Le Temps Du...
I only think to know myself as much as I say I do
I’m going to interact with someone in my own age group tomorrow! A cohort! Finally! At last! A Peer! I’m so excited! I’ve missed her so much. We’re going to go vintage shopping and thrifting for furniture for our apartments and then go shopping for books at all of the great bookstores around. I’m taking her to a really great burger place- a place that stuffs...
What I did at work today
Got my ass handed to me in Monopoly Watched Baby Einstein Played piano listened to Chase jam on guitar made bookmarks made pan cookies watched Blues Clues Re-Read “Invisible Monsters” Then I got to go home 4 hours early which was great because my family is in chicago so I got to take a very long and much needed nap
One of the biggest, and possibly the biggest, obstacle to becoming a writer —...– Robin McKinley, on advice to those who would like to be writers (via dinosaurjam)
Obama's DREAM Act Game-Changer →
motherjones: oxfordcommas: Here’s why this is a big deal: Obama has previously issued executive orders setting priorities for immigration enforcement, but this order would grant DREAM Act-eligible undocumented immigrants work authorization—that is, allow them to obtain jobs legally in the United States. That will afford them the opportunity to stay in the US and work without fear of...
This is the right thing to do. Period.– Obama Administration To Stop Deporting Younger Undocumented Immigrants And Grant Work Permits (via huffingtonpost)
Most happy moment being a nanny so far: After driving around all afternoon, when we came back inside both of the boys started singing M83. I laughed really hard.