April 6th, 2014

gallopingtormaunt:

I’m not posting this ironically or as a joke. I think this is an important part of love and trust.

(Source: stephisanerd)

Reblogged from =
April 4th, 2014
Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know.
Pema Chödrön, Comfortable With Uncertainty (via maudnewton)
Reblogged from Crashingly Beautiful
March 5th, 2014

humansofnewyork:

"I wish I’d partied a little less. People always say ‘be true to yourself.’ But that’s misleading, because there are two selves. There’s your short term self, and there’s your long term self. And if you’re only true to your short term self, your long term self slowly decays."

Reblogged from Humans of New York
March 4th, 2014
99% isn’t good enough.
I think that this is probably the hardest and best truth to accept of both adulthood and my profession. People trust you, people rely on you. This matters. Everything matters. And you can’t ever let up.
January 22nd, 2014
There is something—for me—about coffee that is deeply personal and healing and always comforting.
Meg Fee  (via saintofsass)

(Source: cordura)

Reblogged from Ethel & Bev
January 17th, 2014
If one did not have at least a little luck, one would never survive childhood. But luck can be spent, like money; and lost, like a memory; and wasted, like a life.

Catherynne M. Valente, The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making

I am in love, or at least serious swooning crush, with this book

January 13th, 2014
Being a single person searching for love teaches you that not everything is under your control. You can’t control whether the person you’ve fallen for will call. You can’t force yourself to have feelings for the nice guy your best friend fixed you up with. You have no way to know whether attending this or that event — a co-worker’s art opening, a neighbor’s housewarming — will lead to the chance encounter that will forever alter your life. You simply learn to do your best, and leave it at that.

The Hard-Won Lessons of the Solitary Years - NYT

I make a lot of fun of NYT’s Modern Love series but at its best it is insightful, humorous, and applicable to most of us. “You simply learn to do your best, and leave it at that.” May we all have the patience, self-confidence, and belief in things to take that wisdom to heart and apply it to life, love, relationships, and nearly everything else.

And thanks to Catherine’s weekly email for the link. You should subscribe. She posts good stuff.

January 2nd, 2014
I promise not to keep ideas in my head, unfulfilled and full of promise—not to let these vague outlines of future actions give me false confidence and security in the abstract. Instead I will execute them quickly and faithfully so that I am again on the brink of the unknown, hoping that these ideas were not the last that would ever come to me from God knows where.
Ze Frank, Resolutions
Armed with 12 minds, five dreams, three crushes, a couple of rants, and a pretzel stand to hide behind.