If everybody likes you, you’re pretty dull.

theheroheart:

I really enjoy Adam Scott struggling not to smile at Amy Poehler’s hilarity.

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"pittsburgh’s tough."

Nothing will ruin your 20’s more than thinking you should have your life together already.
Books are special, books are the way we talk to generations that have not turned up yet. The fact that we can actually, essentially communicate with the people in ancient Egypt, people in Rome and Greece, people in ancient Britain, people in New York in the 1920s who can communicate to us and change the way we think, and change the things that we believe.
 
I think that books are special. Books are sacred. And I think that when you are selling books, you have to remember that in all the profits and loss, in all of that, you are treading on sacred ground.
explore-blog:

These weeks are all we’ve got – the average human lifetime, visualized in weeks, a simple and powerful reminder to live with presence. For how to do that better, get some help from Alan Watts.

explore-blog:

These weeks are all we’ve got – the average human lifetime, visualized in weeks, a simple and powerful reminder to live with presence. For how to do that better, get some help from Alan Watts.

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.
Floss.
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.
old-arcadia:

Tudor cottage (by yorkiebrian)

conflictingheart:

Early morning

(Source: sandandglass)

roaring-softly:

Final thing for Mindy, a favorite essay by Nora Ephron!
lettering by tyler feder

roaring-softly:

Final thing for Mindy, a favorite essay by Nora Ephron!

lettering by tyler feder

authorsarahdessen:

Always good to have a reminder of this. 

authorsarahdessen:

Always good to have a reminder of this. 

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She wished she had a little yellow house of her own, with a flower box full of real flowers and herbs, pansies and rosemary – and a sweet lover who would swing dance with her in the evenings and cook pasta and read poetry aloud…
F. L. B.  (via thatkindofwoman)

(Source: santaarmitana, via thatkindofwoman)

"though she be but little, she is fierce." - a midsummer's night dream