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slaughterhouse90210:

“How do you stop longing for what you absolutely know you can’t get? Which really means: How do you absolutely know you can’t—and won’t—get it, not ever? How do you pinch out that wisp of feeble, ruthless hope?” —Leigh Newman, Still Points North

slaughterhouse90210:

“How do you stop longing for what you absolutely know you can’t get? Which really means: How do you absolutely know you can’t—and won’t—get it, not ever? How do you pinch out that wisp of feeble, ruthless hope?”
—Leigh Newman,
Still Points North

slaughterhouse90210:

“Turn down the daily noise and at first there is the relief of silence. And then, very quietly, as quiet as light, meaning returns. Words are the part of silence that can be spoken.” ― Jeanette Winterson, Lighthousekeeping

slaughterhouse90210:

“Turn down the daily noise and at first there is the relief of silence. And then, very quietly, as quiet as light, meaning returns. Words are the part of silence that can be spoken.”
― Jeanette Winterson, Lighthousekeeping

garunriot:

Mindy is me. I am Mindy.

slaughterhouse90210:

“There was an inevitability about the road towards each other which encouraged meandering along the route.” ― Zadie Smith, NW

slaughterhouse90210:

“There was an inevitability about the road towards each other which encouraged meandering along the route.”
― Zadie Smith,
NW

When my friend tries to tell me why I’m single

myfriendsaremarried:

For Becky….

slaughterhouse90210:

"Some people are reference works of their own obsessions and desires, constantly cross-indexed and brimming with information. They do not wait to be consulted, they just supply.”—Elizabeth McCracken, The Giant’s House

slaughterhouse90210:

"Some people are reference works of their own obsessions and desires, constantly cross-indexed and brimming with information. They do not wait to be consulted, they just supply.”
—Elizabeth McCracken, The Giant’s House

slaughterhouse90210:

“She had become accustomed to being lonely. She was used to walking alone and to being considered ‘different.’ She did not suffer too much.”  ― Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Perfection.

slaughterhouse90210:

“She had become accustomed to being lonely. She was used to walking alone and to being considered ‘different.’ She did not suffer too much.”
― Betty Smith,
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Perfection.

The Internet also makes it extraordinary difficult for me to focus. One small break to look up exactly how almond milk is made, and four hours later I’m reading about the Donner Party and texting all my friends: DID YOU GUYS KNOW ABOUT THE DONNER PARTY AND HOW MESSED UP THAT WAS? TEXT ME BACK SO WE CAN TALK ABOUT IT!
Mindy Kaling, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (via kellieherson)

This is my life.

WORKING ON MY THESIS

whatshouldwecallgradschool:

AT FIRST:

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BUT THEN:

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how I feel writing right now.

MY ADVICE TO NEW STUDENTS