the blinding symmetry

Hello.
25. Feminist. Student. Language Nerd.
I really love my dogs.

translightfield:

dont get mad at people for being wary of doctors

24 Jul 2014
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24 Jul 2014

cheese3d:

i think i can accurately say that i can crush a man’s head with my thighs

Look who’s booking art sales and craft shows left and right.

24 Jul 2014
Filed under: it's me

shitbrickorphanage tomorrow I am going to find a way to bring you this FREAKING HULA HOOP if it kills me

24 Jul 2014
  • Me: "I wanna dedicate my life to languages"
  • Me: *puts minimal effort into actually learning languages*
24 Jul 2014

Do you ever see a building and know it was something else before? I just drove past a former Wawa, and I knew it was a Wawa, by the faux stone face and shape of the roof, and shitty parking lot.

24 Jul 2014

At a deep level, changes in a language are threatening because they signal widespread changes in social mores. At a level closer to the surface they are exasperating. We learn certain rules of grammar and usage in school, and when they are challenged it is as though we are also being challenged. Our native language is like a second skin, so much a part of us we resist the idea that it is constantly changing, constantly being renewed. Though we know intellectually that the English we speak today and the English of Shakespeare’s time are very different, we tend to think of them as the same—static rather than dynamic.

Casey Miller and Kate Swift, “The Handbook of Nonsexist Writing: For Writers, Editors and Speakers.” (Link)

24 Jul 2014
sweetestesthome:

Tiny house
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24 Jul 2014

sweetestesthome:

Tiny house

Filed under: more like dream house

I tell myself that I’ll know when it’s right
that there will be someone new
and when he gives me his hand,
I will finally relax mine
from the fist I’ve been holding it in
since October

but I know myself better than this
I am vicious
and in my nightmares,
he walks away with bite marks
and blood dripping from his fingers

Fortesa Latifi (via madgirlf)

24 Jul 2014
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23 Jul 2014

todayinhistory:

March 24th 1989: Exxon Valdez oil spill

On this day in 1989, hundreds of thousands of barrels of crude oil were spilled into Prince William Sound in Alaska by the Exxon Valdez oil tanker after it ran aground. Between 11 and 32 million gallons of oil were spilled, creating one of the worst human-caused environmental disasters in history. The cleanup operation was especially difficult due to the Sound’s remote location which was only accessible by air or by boat. The spill damaged the local habitat, covering 1,300 miles of coastline and 11,000 square miles of ocean. It was the largest ever oil spill in American waters until the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Whilst the cleanup operation was completed, it is believed that the oil will continue to have a negative effect on the area for many years.

I was born on this day, nine hours after this, and I have a lot of thoughts about that.

I’m working on it.
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23 Jul 2014

I’m working on it.

My broski acts like I am his own personal google.
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23 Jul 2014

My broski acts like I am his own personal google.

Filed under: broski love

wants:
1) beach time
2) vacation
3) degree in hand

needs:
1) pay for vet appts for the dogs
2) gym time
3) oral surgery

23 Jul 2014
Filed under: lists about nothing

Do you remember those days? Back porch, sunshine, mason jars” - she paused at remembered sweetness - “we were so foolish then…thinking there was a big ol’ world out there to conquer.

Melissa Marr - Graveminder

23 Jul 2014

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23 Jul 2014
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