Is it strange to approach this job as only a beginning? I honestly do not think this is where I will be for the rest of my life. I’m thinking of this as a start, a stepping stone, a place to learn and grow as I set my sights on the next venture. I don’t want to become complacent. I’ve often thought that I am not meant to settle into one place permanently. I have a...
King of the Knots: I Challenge You to Happy →
kingoftheknots: Happiness and compassion have limitless abilities that nourish and energize the very core of our being. Joy is a human necessity—as important as food, water, and shelter I believe. When we smile and laugh, we connect. This connection is what gives us the nectar of life. Food, water, and shelter is…
You get a strange feeling when you’re about to leave a place. Like you’ll not...– Azar Nafisi (via virginia-gal)
Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.– Gustave Flaubert (via juststayawake)
You were made for that.– A friend after I gushed to him about a job. Sure, making this transition is going to be new and strange, but little things like this make it easier.
allisonthenerdmachine: On a scale of 1 to the War of the Worlds broadcast how misunderstood is your joke.
MY REACTION WHEN SOMEONE ASKS HOW IM DOING DURING...
Wednesday was the last day of classes. The last day of classes for my senior year of college. In my last class, I mounted my final turn as a student on the King’s College stage. It was a small scene, two people having a conversation, that’s all. And yet the finality of struck me. On Friday, I anchored the final newscast of the year alongside one of my best friends and fellow...
jpkitty: In college, we don’t say “I love you”, we say “I have 5 essays, two finals, and 3 group projects due in the next 8 days” which translates to “I would like to be crushed by a train” and I think that’s pretty cool.
I drank some coffee and my outlook improved immensely. I was ready to write some...– Michelle Tea, Valencia (via milajaroniec)
montypythonandtheholyblog: How to Write an Essay:
There is no excuse. If you want to write, write. This is your life, you are...– Natalie Goldberg (via ilivetowriteandinspire)
The truth is that there are a lot of people like you, us, with strange hobbies...– Lee Pace, Pushing Daisies (via emotional-algebra)
rosettes: acosmist - One who believes that nothing exists paralian - A person who lives near the sea aureate - Pertaining to the fancy or flowery words used by poets dwale - To wander about deliriously sabaism - The worship of stars dysphoria - An unwell feeling aubade - A love song which is sung at dawn eumoirous - Happiness due to being honest and wholesome mimp - To speak in a prissy manner,...
Look at you. You’re young. And you’re scared. Why are you so scared? Stop being...– Louise Flory (via down-to-mars-girl)
After learning my flight was detained 4 hours, I heard the announcement: If...– Naomi Shihab Nye (b. 1952), “Wandering Around an Albuquerque Airport Terminal.” I think this poem may be making the rounds, this week, but that’s as it should be. (via awelltraveledwoman) So nice to see Naomi Shihab Nye on my dash! She was the visiting writer at King’s while I took poetry...