Coming of Age, Always

“We never really stop coming of age, at least as long as we remain notionally open to our own evolution.” YES. Good reminder and life motto. From: NPR’s First Listen: Haley Bonar, ‘Impossible Dream’

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Two Tragedies

For your consideration. “In this world there are only two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.” ― Mr. Dumby (Act III) in Oscar Wilde’s Lady Windermere’s Fan

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Quotable: Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy

It’s summer and super hot, so this line I highlighted in my copy of Julie Murphy’s Dumplin’ jumped out at me and I wanted to share: There’s something about swimsuits that make you think you’ve got to earn the right to wear them. And that’s wrong. Really, the criteria is simple. Do you have a […]

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Read/Be, a Digital Present

This quote has been on my mind lately. I think it could be easy to interpret it as a call to make your reading more literary and highbrow and serious (and maybe it was), but from my modern day viewpoint, in which the average number of books read by Americans 18+ each year is twelve, I’d say: reading […]

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Reading Reminder

“It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.” — Oscar Wilde Need tips on how to read more this year? Or want to join my 2016 reading challenge? 😉 I’ve got three crossed off the list! (And they were accidental, because so […]

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Rose Byrne and Sexism in Hollywood

The statistics are still so dreadful for women in film… it’s not just good ol’ fashioned misogyny that everyone’s quietly tolerated for years. It’s legitimate discrimination based on gender, which is illegal. Q&A: Rose Byrne Speaks Out On Hollywood Sexism (‘It’s Discrimination’), Talks Drag Inspirations & Playing Gay (pridesource.com)

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Giving Happiness

Tassel Garland from PomJoyFun on Etsy

“Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.” -Eleanor Roosevelt

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