I was one of those kids that couldn’t get enough words. I mean, I was downright voracious—I tried to read everything around me at all times (signs, placards, menus, anything), and books were my constant companion as far back as I can remember, even before I could read. Our little town had (and…
::uncomfortable sounds of longing::
WHY WOULD YOU LABEL IT SO CLEARLY IF YOU DON’T WANT ME TO MOVE IN THERE? OH GOD
The current Duchess of Northumberland isn’t anyone I’ve ever given any thought to before but she sounds fucking awesome oh my god
i’m so glad this wasn’t here when i visited Alnick with the school because i guarantee only half of the students would have made it back alive
DO YOU HAVE ANY IDEA HOW NERVE-WRACKING IT IS TO WALK THROUGH THIS THOUGH??? I BRUSHED AGAINST A LEAF AND I THOUGHT I WAS GOING TO DIE.
On my list of things to see
A while ago, I penned a fairly angry response to something circulating on the internet – the 21 Habits of Happy People. It pissed me off beyond belief, that there was an inference that if you weren’t Happy, you simply weren’t doing the right things.
I’ve had depression for as long as I can…
This April in Boston!
Be sure to check out my follow-up to this post, clarifying and addressing a few misinterpretations that have been making their way around the internet.
Feeling Like a Fraud
Have you ever received praise, or even an award, for being great at something despite having no clue what you’re…
Don’t be dangerous…fascinating how he got there
Finished listening to the last episode of Neverwhere. The fact that there’s so much more potential story left open is made all the more maddening since Gaiman doesn’t write sequels. It was some act of god or a merciful turn of the universe that Anansi Boys and American Gods is set…
Today, on the 50th anniversary of Sylvia Plath’s death, the Academy of American Poets is honoring the poet’s life and work with her letters, journals, and poems. Discover 10 things that Sylvia Plath loved, including sun bathing, Marilyn Monroe, and The Joy of Cooking at poets.org.
Also, to mark the occasion, we have digitized archival letters from Sylvia that are a part of her years-long correspondence with the Academy of American Poets, where they are now available to the public for the first time.