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I / found m y s e l f \ at the bottom / OF A WELL\ I did not wish upon.

September 15, 2014 at 11:17pm
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Being crafty last weekend. One day left of sanding and then the real fun begins. #guitar #crafts

Being crafty last weekend. One day left of sanding and then the real fun begins. #guitar #crafts

10:35pm
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Reblogged from lol-post
honky-tonk-badonk-adonk:

lol-post:

Well I know where I’m going motor boating this weekend.

I’m laughing so fucking hard

honky-tonk-badonk-adonk:

lol-post:

Well I know where I’m going motor boating this weekend.

I’m laughing so fucking hard

(via goodnightxmoon)

10:32pm
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Reblogged from thepumpkinqueenn

(Source: thepumpkinqueenn, via wah-mos)

6:20pm
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Reblogged from bluishtigers
bluishtigers:

from “get yours” zine

bluishtigers:

from “get yours” zine

(via wakemeupbeforeyoucoco)

2:40pm
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Reblogged from fullcravings
fullcravings:

Blackberry Crumb Bars

fullcravings:

Blackberry Crumb Bars

(via justcallme-junior)

September 14, 2014 at 6:58pm
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My sister gave me these footie pajamas and they fit just right bye

My sister gave me these footie pajamas and they fit just right bye

6:41pm
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Reblogged from akindnewworld
akindnewworld:

nicethingsforawfulpeople had a pretty great birthday yesterday.

akindnewworld:

nicethingsforawfulpeople had a pretty great birthday yesterday.

4:30pm
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Reblogged from americasgreatoutdoors
whitehouse:

FACT: For every $1 we invest in our national parks, our economy sees $10 in return. Get out to a national park today (admission is free) to celebrate the 98th birthday of the National Park Service.
americasgreatoutdoors:

Sunsets don’t get much better than this one over Grand Teton National Park. Photo: Robert McKinney (www.sharetheexperience.org)

whitehouse:

FACT: For every $1 we invest in our national parks, our economy sees $10 in return. Get out to a national park today (admission is free) to celebrate the 98th birthday of the National Park Service.

americasgreatoutdoors:

Sunsets don’t get much better than this one over Grand Teton National Park.

Photo: Robert McKinney (www.sharetheexperience.org)

September 13, 2014 at 4:30pm
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Reblogged from thefilmstage

dejametranquilo:

thefilmstage:

David Lynch does the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

Nothing else mattress.

September 12, 2014 at 4:30pm
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Reblogged from hiniascott

If you’re a boy writer, it’s a simple rule: you’ve gotta get used to the fact that you suck at writing women and that the worst women writer can write a better man than the best male writer can write a good woman. And it’s just the minimum. Because the thing about the sort of heteronormative masculine privilege, whether it’s in Santo Domingo, or the United States, is you grow up your entire life being told that women aren’t human beings, and that women have no independent subjectivity. And because you grow up with this, it’s this huge surprise when you go to college and realize that, “Oh, women aren’t people who does my shit and fucks me.”

And I think that this a huge challenge for boys, because they want to pretend they can write girls. Every time I’m teaching boys to write, I read their women to them, and I’m like, “Yo, you think this is good writing?” These motherfuckers attack each other over cliche lines but they won’t attack each other over these toxic representations of women that they have inherited… their sexist shorthand, they think that is observation. They think that their sexist distortions are insight. And if you’re in a writing program and you say to a guy that their characters are sexist, this guy, it’s like you said they fucking love Hitler. They will fight tooth and nail because they want to preserve this really vicious sexism in the art because that is what they have been taught.

And I think the first step is to admit that you, because of your privilege, have a very distorted sense of women’s subjectivity. And without an enormous amount of assistance, you’re not even going to get a D. I think with male writers the most that you can hope for is a D with an occasional C thrown in. Where the average women writer, when she writes men, she gets a B right off the bat, because they spent their whole life being taught that men have a subjectivity. In fact, part of the whole feminism revolution was saying, “Me too, motherfuckers.” So women come with it built in because of the society.

It’s the same way when people write about race. If you didn’t grow up being a subaltern person in the United States, you might need help writing about race. Motherfuckers are like ‘I got a black boy friend,’ and their shit sounds like Klan Fiction 101.

The most toxic formulas in our cultures are not pass down in political practice, they’re pass down in mundane narratives. It’s our fiction where the toxic virus of sexism, racism, homophobia, where it passes from one generation to the next, and the average artist will kill you before they remove those poisons. And if you want to be a good artist, it means writing, really, about the world. And when you write cliches, whether they are sexist, racist, homophobic, classist, that is a fucking cliche. And motherfuckers will kill you for their cliches about x, but they want their cliches about their race, class, queerness. They want it in there because they feel lost without it. So for me, this has always been the great challenge.

As a writer, if you’re really trying to write something new, you must figure out, with the help of a community, how can you shed these fucking received formulas. They are received. You didn’t come up with them. And why we need fellow artists is because they help us stay on track. They tell you, “You know what? You’re a bit of a fucking homophobe.” You can’t write about the world with these simplistic distortions. They are cliches. People know art, always, because they are uncomfortable. Art discomforts. The trangressiveness of art has to deal with confronting people with the real. And sexism is a way to avoid the real, avoiding the reality of women. Homophobia is to avoid the real, the reality of queerness. All these things are the way we hide from encountering the real. But art, art is just about that.

— Junot Diaz speaking at Word Up: Community Bookshop in 2012 (via ethiopienne)

(Source: hiniascott, via thechocolatebrigade)

September 11, 2014 at 4:30pm
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Reblogged from veganrecipecollection
veganrecipecollection:

(via Vegan Maple Dip Donuts - Je suis alimentageuse)

veganrecipecollection:

(via Vegan Maple Dip Donuts - Je suis alimentageuse)

(via bitchyhippy)

10:50am
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Reblogged from journalofanobody

The axe forgets; the tree remembers.

— African proverb (via paulcorgan)

(Source: journalofanobody, via bitchyhippy)

10:49am
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Reblogged from iflewbikes

darkmarxsoul:

iflybikes:

When men talk of women and girls in terms of legal/not legal, what they’re really saying is “I already sexually objectify this child and would attempt to fuck her if there were no laws in the way.”

You can’t deny that is fucking scary.

Sometimes there are things that just sort of vaguely seem wrong, but you can’t put your finger on why…until it’s worded like this, and suddenly everything slides into place and you feel like someone punched you in the gut.

(Source: iflewbikes, via ladderladder)

September 10, 2014 at 6:20pm
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Reblogged from themediafix
chakrabot:

slitheringink:

artofcarmen:

fyeahwhovians:

raygender:

themediafix:

Breaking news: The D.C. Appeals Court just killed Net Neutrality.This could be the end of the Internet as we know it. But it doesn’t have to be. Tell the FCC to restore Net Neutrality: http://bit.ly/1iOOjoe

they want to make the internet like tv. with channels and paying to get to specific websites and things. net neutrality = not doing that

This impacts every internet user. Please signal boost the hell out of this and sign the petition if you are American

I do not reblog things like this very often, but this affects me both personally and my business as a freelance artist.
In the economy here; cash is already strapped as it is. You bet your ass companies would suck the ever living life out of misc. art sites.
I don’t want it to ever come down to me choosing between groceries or purchasing a new tier package via comcast to be able to access tumblr or DeviantArt (let alone not guaranteeing I’ll even be seen by my customer base since they may not want to pay out their asses either). It doesn’t seem important to most, but I do 90% of my business online entirely.
Please sign up, fight for this and share it with your followers/friends/family and urge them to give them hell as well.

Not writing related, but this is incredibly important. While we pay for service via ISPs, the internet has been a relatively free space where everyone, no matter their income level, is able to connect, access a wealth of information, and express themselves. The Internet has become a major part of our culture as human beings and the notion that ISPs might be able to limit what sites I can access unless I pay them more is utterly sickening. A lot of us are cash strapped as is, and I’d rather not be limited even more by someone else’s greed. Net Neutrality is essential and I hope you guys will understand why it needs to remain.
-Morgan
P.S. Signal boost this if you’re able.

“ limit what sites I can access unless I pay them more”
 limit what sites I can access unless I pay them more
 limit what sites I can access unless I pay them more
 limit what sites I can access unless I pay them more
 limit what sites I can access unless I pay them more
DO YOU WANT THIS? NO?? CLICK THE LINK. REBLOG.

chakrabot:

slitheringink:

artofcarmen:

fyeahwhovians:

raygender:

themediafix:

Breaking news: The D.C. Appeals Court just killed Net Neutrality.

This could be the end of the Internet as we know it. But it doesn’t have to be. 

Tell the FCC to restore Net Neutrality: http://bit.ly/1iOOjoe

they want to make the internet like tv. with channels and paying to get to specific websites and things. net neutrality = not doing that

This impacts every internet user. Please signal boost the hell out of this and sign the petition if you are American

I do not reblog things like this very often, but this affects me both personally and my business as a freelance artist.

In the economy here; cash is already strapped as it is. You bet your ass companies would suck the ever living life out of misc. art sites.

I don’t want it to ever come down to me choosing between groceries or purchasing a new tier package via comcast to be able to access tumblr or DeviantArt (let alone not guaranteeing I’ll even be seen by my customer base since they may not want to pay out their asses either). It doesn’t seem important to most, but I do 90% of my business online entirely.

Please sign up, fight for this and share it with your followers/friends/family and urge them to give them hell as well.

Not writing related, but this is incredibly important. While we pay for service via ISPs, the internet has been a relatively free space where everyone, no matter their income level, is able to connect, access a wealth of information, and express themselves. The Internet has become a major part of our culture as human beings and the notion that ISPs might be able to limit what sites I can access unless I pay them more is utterly sickening. A lot of us are cash strapped as is, and I’d rather not be limited even more by someone else’s greed. Net Neutrality is essential and I hope you guys will understand why it needs to remain.

-Morgan

P.S. Signal boost this if you’re able.

“ limit what sites I can access unless I pay them more”

 limit what sites I can access unless I pay them more

 limit what sites I can access unless I pay them more

 limit what sites I can access unless I pay them more

 limit what sites I can access unless I pay them more

DO YOU WANT THIS? NO?? CLICK THE LINK. REBLOG.

(via teewhyeleare)

5:16pm
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Reblogged from micdotcom

micdotcom:

Watch: The hilarious “real” reason Starbucks can’t spell your name