Mar │ avid book reader, music lover, amateur photographer, and snail mail writer │ my shampoo smells like bubblegum and I have a very impressive owl collection
"Fluff rice with a fork, never stir it with a spoon.
Vaseline is the best night time eye cream on the market.
You can buy alcohol and chips with your parents’ gas station credit cards.
If you force something, you’ll break it. That could be good or bad.
It’s important to read the care tags on your clothing and follow those instructions.
Related: don’t wash and dry j. crew wool sweaters.
Changing your car’s oil is not optional.
Whatever physical objects you acquire you will one day have to put into a box and move.
You’re allowed to disagree with negative feedback.
It’s always worth reading the instruction manual.
Nostalgia, like any drug, can be a poison or a remedy.
Pets are like human friends but better in every conceivable way.
Good doctors listen more than they talk.
You can’t fix a burned roux.
Just because someone is an authority figure does not mean they are intelligent/competent/right.
Measure twice, cut once.
Get your nice jeans and dress pants tailored by a professional.
If you’re uncomfortable wearing it you will not look good.
You’re not required to drink alcohol while in a bar.
There are a few things that cure all ills: the beach, your favorite album on vinyl, and fresh garlic.
Kindness is not weakness.
Baking soda is not baking powder.
Taking Excedrin P.M. while still in public is not advisable.
Terrible people will succeed. Wonderful people will fail. The world is not fair.
Appropriate footwear is always key.
You can absolutely be too forgiving.
Real humor punches up, not down.
Reading the assigned chapters will actually help you learn the material.
There are no adults. Everyone is as clueless as you are.
Applying eyeliner well is a timeless art.
You can always leave. Awkward dates, suffocating jobs, hometowns that you outgrow, relationships that aren’t growing in the right direction.
You can always come home again.
But it won’t be the same.
Life is too short for bad books, boring movies, shitty people, and margarine.
Never underestimate the importance of eyebrows."
Saturday, 29 March 2014
"If everybody’s listening to stuff, or writing stuff, or seeing stuff, you become a re-active person instead of a pro-active person and you don’t have time to think your own thoughts. All you do is react to other people’s thoughts."
Joanna Lumley
Friday, 28 March 2014
Sunday, 16 March 2014
Trying to liven up that dreaded first introduction letter to a new pen pal :) #snailmail #snailmailrevolution #penpals

Trying to liven up that dreaded first introduction letter to a new pen pal :) #snailmail #snailmailrevolution #penpals

Saturday, 8 March 2014

One of the things I have found to be the most difficult after living abroad for so long; birthday parties.

I usually only know one or two other people there and ugh, it’s just awkward.

Monday, 3 March 2014
Friday, 28 February 2014

This idea of flying down to the south of France, renting a car, and then spending the next two weeks driving around the countryside on my own is starting to slowly take form.

Monday, 17 February 2014
Wednesday, 12 February 2014
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