1. forthosewhocravefashion:

"Sweet Spring" Ginta Lapina by Neiman Marcus’ for The Book, May 2014

    forthosewhocravefashion:

    "Sweet Spring" Ginta Lapina by Neiman Marcus’ for The Book, May 2014

  2. xsoldier:

    screwconsciousnessblog:

    Congratulations!

    I literally read this on my phone while getting out of bed. I feel so accomplished right now. xD

  3. xsoldier:

    screwconsciousnessblog:

    Congratulations!

    I literally read this on my phone while getting out of bed. I feel so accomplished right now. xD

  4. (Source: violentv)

  5. starsofsagittarius:

    irreducibilitas:

    Grimm and Other Folk Tales

    by Cory Godbey

  6. itscarororo:

ofgeography:

robin williams died today.
here is a list of things that robin williams was:
funny
sharp
kind
clever
and sad.
that’s important, the “and sad,” because sometimes sadness can feel like the only thing we are. it can feel all-encompassing. it can feel like the only thing anyone could possibly see, when they look at you: sad. that person is so, so, sad.
but there is always an “and.” we are never just sad. we are never only. we are always and.
we have all known people who were sad, who are sad; some of us are ourselves sad. being sad does not remove the other parts of us, though it can make them harder for us to see. when you are sad, you don’t necessarily feel like you are also funny, and sharp, and clever, and kind.
but you still are. you don’t have to feel like something to be it.
those things are written on your bones, they are woven into the fabric of your skin. sadness can feel so big, so big and overwhelming and complete, even when it is not a directed sadness. maybe especially when it is not a directed sadness, when it’s a depression that has no direct cause and nothing we can name.
sometimes the sadness is too big. people try to cut it out, or starve it out, or drink it down, or drug it silent. if this is you: i’m sorry. if this is you: you are not alone. if this is you: remember that the solution is never to give up, because you do not live in a vacuum. there are people waiting for you. there are films and songs and books and not-sadness waiting for you. i know that you don’t feel like waiting, but wait anyway.
if you need help, ask for it. here’s a link to crisis centers across the globe. if you live in the U.S., this is the national suicide prevention hotline: 1-800-273-8255.
robin williams died today, but the genie didn’t, and mrs. doubtfire didn’t, and peter pan didn’t. sean maquire didn’t, and professor philip brainard didn’t, and alan parrish didn’t. batty koda didn’t. john keating didn’t. you didn’t. 
don’t.

i wasn’t going to reblog anymore on this but i read this and i feel like there are probably some folks on here who might need to read it, too.

    itscarororo:

    ofgeography:

    robin williams died today.

    here is a list of things that robin williams was:

    • funny
    • sharp
    • kind
    • clever
    • and sad.

    that’s important, the “and sad,” because sometimes sadness can feel like the only thing we are. it can feel all-encompassing. it can feel like the only thing anyone could possibly see, when they look at you: sad. that person is so, so, sad.

    but there is always an “and.” we are never just sad. we are never only. we are always and.

    we have all known people who were sad, who are sad; some of us are ourselves sad. being sad does not remove the other parts of us, though it can make them harder for us to see. when you are sad, you don’t necessarily feel like you are also funny, and sharp, and clever, and kind.

    but you still are. you don’t have to feel like something to be it.

    those things are written on your bones, they are woven into the fabric of your skin. sadness can feel so big, so big and overwhelming and complete, even when it is not a directed sadness. maybe especially when it is not a directed sadness, when it’s a depression that has no direct cause and nothing we can name.

    sometimes the sadness is too big. people try to cut it out, or starve it out, or drink it down, or drug it silent. if this is you: i’m sorry. if this is you: you are not alone. if this is you: remember that the solution is never to give up, because you do not live in a vacuum. there are people waiting for you. there are films and songs and books and not-sadness waiting for you. i know that you don’t feel like waiting, but wait anyway.

    if you need help, ask for it. here’s a link to crisis centers across the globe. if you live in the U.S., this is the national suicide prevention hotline: 1-800-273-8255.

    robin williams died today, but the genie didn’t, and mrs. doubtfire didn’t, and peter pan didn’t. sean maquire didn’t, and professor philip brainard didn’t, and alan parrish didn’t. batty koda didn’t. john keating didn’t. you didn’t. 

    don’t.

    i wasn’t going to reblog anymore on this but i read this and i feel like there are probably some folks on here who might need to read it, too.

  7. tereshkova2001:

    There was a small brown bird in my office just now. Birb learn a science!
    (Birb got ushered safely outside by two MS chemists and one PhD.)

  8. A novel in progress is a box of holes. As you go along you keep trying to fill them, until you run out of stomach, patience, or box. You never run out of holes.

    — 

    Michael Chabon

    I am in the middle of rewriting my first draft and nothing has struck me as truer than this.

    (via fixyourwritinghabits)

  9. tamorapierce:

    sunworldstories:

    by Chiara Bautista

    We are absolutely in love!

    But I don’t think I’d actually want to hold my lover by his heart.  It’s all slippery and gooshy and what if I stick it with my fingernails and stuff comes out?

  10. melkior:

    send hELP