Things I Am Bad At
Writing e-mails Accepting compliments Talking to people at parties Doing actual work on my thesis (20 books down, 4 to go, 0 work done on the Outline of Disappointment due Wednesday) Not throwing up in a plastic bag while driving home from Pilsen (TMI: It was mostly tea and a banana? IDK what is wrong with me) Finding a men’s white blazer that is not one million dollars, jesus Going...
How many margaritas have I had?
…………….is tequila always a margirita?
Ask me how many consu
She is not an alcoholic. She’s a solution enthusiast!– FWARG Still in the same bar, I appreciate the band’s commitment to johnny cash.
I liked that usher song more when I thought the...
bensk replied to your post: Hope everyone is safe inside. I’M STUCK OUT IN THE RAIN WITH JUST TUMBLR TO KEEP ME DRY HELP I GOT THIS TOO LATE I’M SORRY, I HOPE YOU ARE DRY NOW?
True Friendship Is
While having a discussion in a coffee shop about astounding levels of privilege evident in your classmates in a particular course, and how that leaves much to be desired in terms of productive class discussion, you realize that your bra strap has broken somehow and is now hanging on by a, literal, single thread, and your friend reaches over and ties it together for you, you marvel at how your...
At Last has become arguably the most popular song in the U.S. for weddings,...– From Kenyon Farrow’s insightful Political Obituary of Etta James, Colorlines, 1/24/12 (via racialicious)
dallasclayton: DAILY The hardest trick to learn is how to be relaxed and happy while you are grinding away at the job that will eventually afford you the luxury of being relaxed and happy.
Hope everyone is safe inside.
Let’s Celebrate the moments where nothing happens. The moments that fill...– Lifesaving Poems: Mandy Coe’s ‘Let’s Celebrate’ - Anthony Wilson
"I think the reason I find geek culture so... →
maura: More at the link, and to all of it: Yes. YES.
The Case of the Double Jinx 1. You’re Nancy Drew and you drive a...– Nancy Reddy. Damn, this one gets me every time. (via wildbluewander)
"Obama Is Stupid": The Stupid Thing Conservatives... →
FOR THE RECORD.
I offered my couch to people who’s apartement was on fire as I walked home, and they said they had something else and I was relieved BUT I AM STILL A HERO, and I got my friend her lost scarf, even though it was the wrong scarf and I kept it instead of giving it to her because it was not her scarf , but I IT WAS A LOST SCARF AND NOW IT IS (can be) FOUND (in my scarf drawer). It was a party...
It took 2 1/2 hours to get home
from Pilsen to Hyde Park. Everyone (EVERYONE) owe me a drink. EVERYONE. At one point, everyone in the car cheered as the last of the snow fell off the back of the car in front of us. It was the happiest we had been in HOURS.
fwarg replied to your post: Real Talk: Restaurant Week I am willing to do it thursday and friday? fridays are great!
Real Talk: Restaurant Week
Ok. Who’s doing it with me, I have my top 5 already, where are we going, I am willing to skip class and stuff to do lunch.
Now, in order to answer the question, “Where do we go from here?” which is our...– Excerpt of Dr. Martin Luther King’s 1967 speech to the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Read the rest of it here. Included in the post is a video of the conclusion of the speech. (via racialicious)
Racialicious: Dr. King, Nichelle Nichols, and Dr.... →
racialicious: Curator’s note: this post didn’t make it into today’s lineup at the main blog—I wrote this way late last night/early this morning—but I wanted to share it because it does speak to the power of seeing one’s image in pop culture. It’s also one of my favorite stories about Dr. King. ~~Andrea…
Muslim Fashion Appreciation Post
kyssthis16: ichbinschadenfreude: Fly as hell.
Remember *67 and *69?
I guess *69 is largely irrelevant, but fall alseep/phone in hand/ god bless, god bless, *67 How do you call your crush, just to listen to them breathe and repeat ”hello? Hello? Is..is someone there?” without them knowing who you are?
yourhue: From “There Is No Hierarchy of Oppressions” by Audre Lorde I was born...– Racialicious: There Is No Hierarchy of Oppressions Intersectionality.
I Swear, I'd Burn The City Down To Show You The...
Whatever, I don’t care what anyone says, Pete Wentz Gets It.
You will hear thunder and remember me, and think: she wanted storms.– Anna Akhmatova (via beautyandthemuse)
If you were raised lovingly and told you were perfect and beautiful and loved...– Margaret Cho (via michelledean) The whole article/post is amazing.
I Am Actually My Own Worst Enemy.
Which is wonderful and terrible at the same time. As I was hanging upside down on two strips of silk cloth today, trying and failing to make my legs move they way they were supposed too, I thought “well if you hadn’t tried hard in the first place, we wouldn’t be stuck here, in pain and looking dumb. Next time, if you can’t get past step one, you can’t possibly fail at step two.” Which was so...
Accept yourself so deeply that you are not afraid to let go of what is not...– Poetry Chaikhana Blog » Blog Archive » deeply
Anonymous asked: I can't keep it to myself anymore - I need you to know that I did my duty and listed both "pollen" and "haters" as your allergies on my cast contact sheet. I will try to keep all the haters out of the rehearsal space, but if things go downhill at least you gave me an emergency contact! (love from your SM, who has hidden her tumblr password FROM HERSELF)
tidymockeries: I am never drinking honey whiskey again. Kill me. This is literally my fault.
I ONLY PUT A STRAW IN MY SHOT OF HONEY WHISKEY BECAUSE I DIDN’T WANT TO TAKE IT ALL AT ONCE I WANTED TO ~SAVOR~ IT. IT WAS A CHAIRMAN MAO SHOT GLASS, DOES THAT NOT COUNT FOR ANYTHING?
clementinafio replied to your post: OH NO lolololo #uchicagoproblems fo real. Once I was the only person to show up to a 3 hour seminar… out of three people. That is literally my nightmare.
THIS 9:30 CLASS ONLY HAS 3 PEOPLE CANNOT SKIP IT ON FRIDAYS :( #notarealproblem
anyone lived in a pretty how town (with up so floating many bells down) spring...– anyone lived in a pretty how town- Poets.org - Poetry, Poems, Bios & More I forgot that this was one of my favorite poems.
The Year In Review.
2011: The Year Alexis Had The Most Absurd Living Arrangements and Cried On The Floor Twice, and Fell Asleep On The Floor 4 Times But Only In Her Laundry Twice, That’s Improvement, And Drank Less But Better, And Also Learned What She Was Going To Do After College, But Only For A Little While And There Is No Need For Blood In A Shakespeare Play Totally Unnecessary Plus Feelings Are For...
bananafin: heytinafey: SHUT THE FUCK UP AND LEAVE ME THE FUCK ALONE I’M GETTING OFF ON JARVIS, BABY…. SO LET’S WALK. Welcome to Edgewater, y’all. Also, Awkward White Girl Looking Pointedly Out the Window, I feel you. Oh my god this is so great. Like, is this is a safe space? This is a safe space. Okay. Like the angry black woman stereotype is hella problematic, and reductive, and...
SAVEUR 100: Craig Koketsu's Broccoli with Cheetos... →
New dinner party staple.
I don’t like this expression ‘First World problems.’ It is false and it is...– Nigerian author and artist Teju Cole (via xkimberlyx) (via delacroix)