So when people leave, I’ve learned the secret: let them. Because, most of the time, they have to.

Let them walk away and go places. Let them have adventures in the wild without you. Let them travel the world and explore life beyond a horizon that you exist in. And know, deep down, that heroes aren’t qualified by their capacity to stay but by their decision to return.


The Staying Philosophy (Everyday Isa)

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This is why she is my favorite relative.

This is why she is my favorite relative.


Carry the book you’re writing in your imagination, but keep your mouth closed. That way, nothing that belongs to the book will escape—no image will fade from overexposure, no dialogue will become rote, and no idea will lose its full impact.

Sealed in its original container—your head—your work will retain all its freshness and flavor.


Robert Masello, Robert’s Rules of Writing: 101 Unconventional Lessons Every Writer Needs to Know (via fixyourwritinghabits)

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Swamp sculpture in Eastern Ireland 

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me 11:59 September 30th


me 12:00 October 1st


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"God damn it, there are nice things in the world- and I mean nice things. We’re all such morons to get so sidetracked."

J.D. Salinger, Franny & Zooey (via uglierer)

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For allegoricalrose’s nephew.  My daughter loves this book!

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