Inspiration porn shames people with disabilities. It says that if we fail to be...– http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-07-03/young-inspiration-porn/4107006?WT.svl=theDrum (via decreasinglevelsoffail) Once, I was walking to class. It hadn’t been using my cane for long and it was winter. Campus was pretty deserted, but I had to walk through a tour group. One of the...
A love letter to books:
I think it’s strange, the way books follow you. The way they become touchstones, which you can return to as a landmark. Over the past few weeks, I’ve been rereading old favorites. Books that I loved many years ago become familiar again. A few were horrid. But most remained wonderful, and rereading them became like going back to an old friend. To Kill a Mockingbird was required...
It’s like in the great stories, Mr. Frodo. The ones that really mattered. Full...– J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers (via thegirlandherbooks)
timorleste: In French, you don’t really say “I miss you.” You say “tu me manques,” which is closer to “you are missing from me.” I love that. “You are missing from me.” You are a part of me, you are essential to my being. You are like a limb, or an organ, or blood. I cannot function without you.
I shamelessly love puns.
Q: Why did Thoreau go to the woods?
A: He felt walled in.