The Journey Mary Oliver One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice— though the whole house began to tremble and you felt the old tug at your ankles. “Mend my life!” each voice cried. But you didn’t stop. You knew what you had to do, though the wind pried with its stiff fingers at the very...
I would rather feel things in extreme than not at all.– Bonnie Raitt
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Love this Hello Giggles post. With one small New York-ified caveat. The following questions will keep you afloat in small talk for AT LEAST 20 minutes (trust me, I’ve been in some desperate doozies): Where you/I am from originally Where you/I live Where you/I used to live, where we know someone who lived there Where you/I work Where you/I used to work, where we know someone who worked...
Out-of-context chat of the day
“What the fuck am I doing? I am sitting here naked. I need to get to work.” — My sister didn’t get the memo that subways were running again
inothernews: Pre-emptive: if Irene ends up fizzling out over the weekend, I don’t wanna hear that “they overhyped this shit hurricane!” from anyone. Because there’s nothing wrong with being prepared for a storm of this magnitude, and I’m sorry if you were inconvenienced because some people thought that a 510-miles-in-diameter storm was going to come and kick the Eastern Seaboard’s ass. True.
And then I felt sad because I realized that once people are broken in certain...– Douglas Coupland (via kari-shma)
Those are all the cellular photos I've got for...
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
But don’t think there’s any running involved at all ‘cause there’s not.
White wine is wine without any red color in it.– Wine for Dummies podcast
Here are things not to say to me when I’m upset It is what it is Shit happens There are other people that have it worse than you do In a few years, this won’t matter Condescending and useless! Thanks you guys XOXO
whineandspirits: my feet up. my silk bathrobe. my glass of wine. my studio apartment. my new york city. my grown up things and places- all mine- and all i feel is small. I would gladly feel an inch tall and take your apartment in a heartbeat
To try is to risk failure. But risk must be taken because the greatest hazard of...– Leo Buscaglia (via dolces)
You get a little moody sometimes but I think that’s because you like to read....– Pat Conroy (The Prince of Tides)
Why’s it so strange when they say that the world’s moving upwards?...– MMJ, “The Way That He Sings”
You just do it. You force yourself to get up. You force yourself to put one foot...– Elizabeth Taylor (via crssa)
I love New York on summer afternoons when everyone’s away. There’s something...– F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby (via nypl)
Crying is all right in its own way while it lasts. But you have to stop sooner...– C.S. Lewis (via kari-shma)
This is our decision To live fast and die young We’ve got the vision...– MGMT, “Time To Pretend”