Hold On To What You’ve Got →
I suspect that the curious personality merging you see in really close young-girl friendships can only be achieved under very particular circumstances. You must be at that point of adolescence where you’re only half-formed, as a person, but you feel fully formed. At twelve, you are so far from who you’re going to be, but in your mind you’re all the way there. Your opinions are intractably strong...
Seven hours to go to an exam which I am wholly unprepared for. This seems to happen at least once every exam season - L and I stay up cramming because we were too busy dicking around all the days before. Today I wrote three paragraphs of a story about a table and felt too tired to go on. Sometimes I think I should have been born a dust mite.
My mother said to me, ‘If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you...– Pablo Picasso (via sfmoma)
Becoming my father
Have realised that my favorite alcohol right now is probably beer: I like Leffe, and Desperado, and Corona, and 1664. I went through a vodka phase, a tequila phase (did not last long), and concluded that a good mojito is still more enjoyable. Beers, though. Beers and tacos. Good stuff.
I’m not telling you to make the world better, because I don’t think that...– Joan Didion (via kateoplis)
Why I Froze My Eggs →
Amid all the talk of leaning in and having it all, we’ve ignored the most powerful gender-equalizer that exists. By Sarah Elizabeth Richards, author of Motherhood Rescheduled: The New Frontier of Egg Freezing and the Women Who Tried It. For me the article was about, with the help of science, the many more possibilities now open to women. Then I decided to click through to the comments...
That is why it is so important to let certain things go. To release them. To cut...– Paulo Coehlo (via fabulousbitch69)
Body of Proof
Ethan: Hey, do you think I'm sexy?
Curtis: You have got to be kidding me.
Ethan: Dani's dating Peter. I mean, what does he has that I don't? I don't get it.
Curtis: Because Peter don't ask stupid questions like do you think I'm sexy!
The most luxurious item is a beautiful bed and beautiful, simple sheets. And a...– André Leon Talley (via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)