R and R
I love rainy days and reading. There is nothing better suited to a rainy day than curling up and reading for hours.
As young adults, we try to distinguish ourselves from the conformist herd. As...– Heather Havrilesky
Obama Declares June LGBT Month →
johnnyfive: “NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim June 2010 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month. I call upon all Americans to observe this month by fighting prejudice and discrimination in their own lives and everywhere it...
briansun: Let’s Make Love And Listen To Death...
Intense, fixated mockery of marginalized, powerless people has the benefit of...– Glenn Greenwald
Who are the real "crazies" in our political... →
Indeed, those who support countless insane policies and/or who support politicians in their own party who do — from the Iraq War to the Drug War, from warrantless eavesdropping and denial of habeas corpus to presidential assassinations and endless war in the Muslim world — love to spit the “crazy” label at anyone who falls outside of the two-party establishment. This...
This Friday I wish for… no more Friday lunch time meetings. no more triple covering on Fridays. permission to go home early before the holiday like the rest of the university staff. less than an hour long drive home. my desk phone to implode. a dopplegangar to deal with all this stupid crap at work so I can go outside. Only four more hours though right?
when all the trees have been cut down when all the animals have been hunted...– cree prophecy (via shapeandcolour)
A man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture...– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I grew up in a farm family, southwest of Joliet, and I was a carpenter by the...– You have no idea how much I want to be Nick Offerman’s friend. (via fatmanatee) Including these skills in the character Ron Swanson was a brilliant idea.
Children 'more likely to own a mobile phone than a... →
satinsheets: iamronburgundy: longlivethequeen: (via unburyingthelead) This is bad :/ D: I loved my books as a child, and it started a lifelong love affair.
Cops, cops everywhere
I saw five cops sitting on Lakeshore Drive this morning, and then even more cops in Hyde Park. This is annoying because the presence of cops makes people drive like they are insane in Chicago (it doesn’t help the Lakeshore Drive has a 35-45mph speed limit and most people go at least 60mph). I was wondering what the hell was going on until I remembered that the Obamas were back in Hyde Park...
There is an open and raw beauty about that city that seems either to kill or...– Richard Wright on Chicago. (via inennui)
This video made me realize that I want a pet turtle.
Chicago Park District's Movies In The Park Series... →
What, exactly, is a practicing homosexual?
yousoldtheworld: notthatkindagay: Are there rehearsals? What type of practice regimen does it entail? What amount of time do I need to devote to practicing? Is there some sort of exam? Is it an oral exam? What’s the end-game for all the practicing? Do practicing heterosexuals have to undergo the same sort of regimen? What are non-practicing homosexuals? Can I get away without...
apsies: vneckandacardigan: Janet Jackson -...
robgonemild:ginobambino: Siouxsie and the...