Should I live blog critique stats?
I pity the fools who get stuck with me the day Chris Harrison announces that I am the bachelorette.
Definitely not regressing to emotional issues of four years ago. That is definitely not happening.
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blueberry-mary: boopabelle: “INFP- Why you want one:They’ll read you poetry and rub your back while you fall asleep, they have the most comfortable beds. Spoiler Alert: May suffocate you with intensity. May cry during a commercial for McDonald’s. Where to find one: Getting existential at some dive bar with a small but intense looking group of people who all look remotely like someone who used...
On the upside, I wrote some kick ass poems about desks today.
I am not making a difference. I am not trying to throw myself a pity party, but I am suddenly all too aware of the lack of an impact I am making. My school has seen two off campus deaths this year: one stabbing, one shooting. We have not acknowledged these deaths as a school and offered one day of unpublicized grief counseling to students. On Friday, 15 students tried to beat a boy to death...
A fondness for reading, properly directed, must be an education in itself.– Jane Austen (via hellyeahbooks)
If I had a working knowledge of gifs, I would gif the shit out of Ke$ha. Every song she makes is solid gold. Her lyrics are inspiring all of my life choices right now, which is probably not good. (Somehow I don’t care.)
Today, multiple students pointed out that I only put make up on one eye.
We gotta start teaching our daughters to be somebodies instead of somebody’s.– Kifah Shah (via chubby-bunnies)
In matters of grave importance, style, not sincerity, is the vital thing.– (via amandaonwriting)
You Did It! You made it to Friday and of course,...
99problemsbutapitchaintone: Making it through a week like this really is cause for joy.
Making life changing decisions is unbelievably stressful. I just don’t know what to do and I feel like I am disappointing someone with whatever I choice I make. I have way too many feelings.
I closed my mouth and spoke to you in a hundred silent ways.– Rumi (via mmariamula)
Teachers are often unaware of the gender distribution of talk in their...– [x] (via albinwonderland)
blueberry-mary: boopabelle: Catching up on the last two weeks’ episodes of The Office. I’m preparing myself to have a lot of feelings re: Jim/Pam. I DON’T LIKE IT ONE BIT I can’t deal with it. I have so many questions. I don’t know what’s real anymore. I am way too invested in this fictional relationship.
Goddamnit, The Office.
I just don’t know what I believe in anymore.
Jon Kelly at BBC News: Janeites: The curious... →
maureenjohnsonbooks: sarahreesbrennan: With their conventions, Regency costumes and self-written “sequels” to their heroine’s novels, Austen’s most dedicated adherents display a fervency easily rivalling that of the subcultures around Star Trek or Harry Potter. Some Janeites, as they call themselves, write their own fiction imagining the marital exploits of Mr and Mrs Darcy. Others don...
blueberry-mary: It’s mostly a constant struggle between the urge to be irresponsible and wishing I had the wherewithal to pull it together. This thought is running through my mind on a constant loop.
Suicide is, after all, the opposite of the poem.– Anne Sexton (via amandaonwriting)
Education in the broadest sense [means] exposure to all aspects of our history...– Iconic designer Seymour Chwast in How To Think Like a Great Graphic Designer, which has also given us wisdom from design icons like Massimo Vignelli and Paula Scher, Chwast’s spouse. (via explore-blog)
Recently celebrated birth.
I have aged another year. Let’s review what has occurred: I ran a half marathon. I got into and started grad school. I developed an intense love of reading. I learned how to teach- at least better than before. I moved on. I came up with at least 17 new life plans. I pinagolada-ed too hard, il duomo-ed too much, and decided to stop singing karaoke. I made and rediscovered the best...
The Worst Highlighting and underlining led the authors’ list of ineffective...– New research examines the best and worst learning strategies. Complement with Bill Cosby’s techniques for reading faster. (via explore-blog)