This may in fact end up being what I do for my birthday.

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Thankfully dreams can change. If we’d all stuck with our first dream, the world would be overrun with cowboys and princesses.

So whatever your dream is right now, if you don’t achieve it, you haven’t failed, and you’re not some loser. But just as importantly—and this is the part I may not get right and you may not listen to—if you do get your dream, you are not a winner.

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Stephen Colbert (via idealistically)

if you do get your dream, you are not a winner.

gauchere:

summer peaches 
kind of hoping we don’t move before the peaches are ripe 

Give me ripe summer fruit, front lawn picnics, sun tea, evenings thick with the sound of crickets, minty cocktails, coastal road trips, and days and days of infinite sunlight.

gauchere:

summer peaches 

kind of hoping we don’t move before the peaches are ripe 

Give me ripe summer fruit, front lawn picnics, sun tea, evenings thick with the sound of crickets, minty cocktails, coastal road trips, and days and days of infinite sunlight.

"Until you’re about the age of twenty, you read everything, and you like it simply because you are reading it. Then between twenty and thirty you pick what you want, and you read the best, you read all the great works. After that you sit and wait for them to be written. But you know, the least known, the least famous writers, they are the better ones."
So this came in the mail today. Bring it, thesis parade.

So this came in the mail today. Bring it, thesis parade.

vilicity:

Venice

Plus: landed the admissions job, turning 21 in three days

Minus: drowning in papers, and the summer job search has yet to begin in earnest

waffohs:

"The Death of Socrates" by Jacques-Louis David (1787)

  • Other girls: Starbucks, iPhone, boy bands, Uggs and yoga pants, John Green, endless drama over boys
  • Me: impeccable waistcoat, Federalist Papers, loose constructionist, endless drama w/ Aaron Burr, I am Alexander Hamilton

Mount Rainier National Park, Kevin Russ

I desperately need a break.