File this under reasons I love Jason Mraz. Read his blog here: freshness factor five thousand ———————————- Thursday, February 26, 2009 Taking it Japaneasy Japan has many names, but to me, Land of the Rising Sun is quite fitting. Night after night I found myself awake exploring inward and outwardly, sending my gaze back and...
That is why the word “compassion” generally inspires suspicion; it...– The Unbearable Lightness of Being - Milan Kundera (pg. 20)
Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it enkindles...– Comte DeBussy-Rabutin (via quote-book) (via kari-shma)
Has TV lost its nerve when it comes to complex... →
lifedigital: I wonder this to myself all the time. I’m so curious to see how the TV landscape will change over the next few years. Nobody’s knocking procedurals, or dramas in which one story is told over the course of one hour. Episodes of television that don’t don’t require a degree in physics or an encyclopedic memory can be a beautiful thing. You’ll find no bashing of “Law & Order” or...
The Numerology behind your Nam →
laceisfeisty: katyg: lawful: rentedsurroundings: This is pretty neat, and only requires you to type in your name. I could not pick any faults in my descriptions. I’m a number 5, and my inner dream number is 9. I tend to get similar answers with all these ‘tell me who I really am’ tests/quizzes. What your first name means: JapaneseFemaleLet people see...
manditra: saying you are “up for something” or “down for something” are basically the same thing. i’m definitely up for poker tonight. i’m totally down for poker tonight. ha, weird.
manditra: irishmexi42: happycap: Otis Redding...
Young man on acid realized that all matter is merely energy condensed to a slow...– Positive drug news stories. Bill Hicks. I memorized this years ago. The picture of bill hicks reminded me of this. (via mxanjos)
neitherfreer: somethingmeaningful: I like almost any song with clapping in it. Listen to Puppets by Jose Vanders Socute Yeap, like it. haha.
I like almost any song with clapping in it.
tylercoates: Don’t you love that post-unemployment moment when you get your first paycheck and then mulitiply that number by four and freak out because you’ll make so much money in a single month? The best part is that the montly sum is hardly making you Mr. Moneybags, but after several months of “borrowing” money from your mother, it’s nice to finally feel like you can do it on your own...
manditra: Justine: I would have so many more problems if I were a gay man. I can barely handle my problems as a woman. Scott: Please, gay men don’t have as many problems as women. For one we don’t bleed, so we’re rational the whole month. Tyler (via IM): And the lower ends of our torsos don’t smell like the inside of a dumpster in the middle of summer. ********* ...
midday thought #28
Demetri Martin is twitter crazed. He tweets at least 15 times a day. Isn’t he supposed to be busy?
Who the fuck interrupts a teacher as they're...
manditra: somethingmeaningful: manditra: brita: Bitches. I understand why people get mad when this happens. In fact, I too was grateful that a teacher forgot to ask for homework every now and then. But secretly, I am on the side of the snitch. I was never that person, but I always did my homework, and the higher you climb in education, the more pissed off you become about people sliding by...
Who the fuck interrupts a teacher as they're...
manditra: brita: Bitches. I understand why people get mad when this happens. In fact, I too was grateful that a teacher forgot to ask for homework every now and then. But secretly, I am on the side of the snitch. I was never that person, but I always did my homework, and the higher you climb in education, the more pissed off you become about people sliding by getting equal or greater benefits...
Reading an 'Anti-Rape' Guide
melanderson: Helen: “If someone is following behind you, look them in the face and ask them a question, like what time is it? You’ve seen their face and could identify them in a line-up; you lose appeal as a target.” Jessica: What would likely happen: “What time is it?” “IT’S TIME TO GET RAPED.” hahahaha that’s terrible, but oh so funny!!! ...
robot-heart: digitaljourney:joshawesome:noahkai:bluddyellmiss: livedeliberate: sinkships:(via abbytoir) The BBC believes most people will have only read 6 of the 100 books here. How do your reading habits stack up? 1 Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen (X) 2 The Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien (X) 3 Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte () 4 Harry Potter series - JK Rowling (X) 5 To Kill a...
midday thought #27
I could really go for a corn dog right now.
Courtney's SPEAK OUT Speech
dm2009: Hello, my name is Courtney and I’m from Chicago, IL. I would like to tell you a little bit about myself. I am 11 years old and I’m in the 6th grade. I like to hang out with my friends and play video games. I love to sleep for hours and play football. My favorite subject is math, and when I grow up I want to be a doctor because I like to help people. HIV/AIDS first came into my...
It’s more organized. At Twilight premieres, you think you’re going to die.– Robert Pattinson on the Oscars compared to Twilight premieres. (via kelela) SO true, bb. (via caitlineff) LOL. (via soy) (via noahkai) looool (via imhappyjusttodancewithyou) o dear my second Twilight reblog of the day don’t hate me people good times! (via youcantstopthesignal)
You don’t know a woman until you have a letter from her.– Ada Leverson lizozoa | kurisutin | noahkai | witchindarkroom (via silentsigh) (via manditra)
And dropping out of high school is no longer an option. It’s not just quitting...– President Barack Obama (via imsvsims) (via lindsaydinkins)
The man whose life is devoted to paperwork has lost the initiative. He is...– C. Northcote Parkinson (via affremblequotes) Reminds me of the Kurosawa film No Regrets For Our Youth.
Ally's SPEAK OUT Speech
dm2009: Hello, my name is Ally and I’m from Niles and I would like to tell you a little bit about myself. I love to act, sing, and dance. My family and friends are great. I would have to say making people laugh is my goal. My favorite subject is social studies. I love little kids. When I grow up I want to act, sing, dance and become president. If I could go anywhere in the world, I would...
I like loving people and I love being myself. I have been to Camp Kindle 6...– Karmen (via dm2009)
Dylan's SPEAK OUT Speech
dm2009: I like to draw and I enjoy skateboarding. I also like listening to music. I really like more 80’s rock including Footloose. HIV came into my life when my parents adopted my little brother Jamel. I was about 9 years old and I remember being so excited. Then my parents told about his disease I didn’t quite understand because I was too young, but as time went ton I learned more and...
Jasmine's SPEAK OUT Speech
dm2009: Hi my name is Jasmine, I am in the 8th grade now and school is ok. I have good grades and like school but most of all I like weekends so I can hang out at the mall with my friends. I am 14 yrs old and have HIV, I was born with it. The doctor told my mom not to have me. He said I would not live to be 5 years old, but as you can see she didn’t listen. I am here. She found a new doctor...
Love does not make itself felt in the desire for copulation (a desire that...– The Unbearable Lightness of Being - Milan Kundera (pg. 15)
The only antidote to mental suffering is physical pain.– Karl Marx (via littlemiss) (via redbedroomrecords) Thank you dance marathon for teaching me this.
kari-shma: John Legend “Save Room”
Immature love says: ‘I love you because I need you.’ Mature love says ‘I need...– Erich Fromm (via quote-book) (via kari-shma)
Anger is just a cowardly extension of sadness. It’s a lot easier to be angry at...– Tom Gates (via quote-book) (via kari-shma)
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-2-22) →
Joe Purdy (158) Michael Bublé (62) Jason Mraz (51) Amy Winehouse (23) Robert Pattinson (17) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Dance Marathon 2009!
So UCLA’s dance marathon starts tomorrow morning. I am scared. I will be among friends. But still, I think I’m going to die. Wish me luck. I’ll be twittering.
sleepy thought #45
It’s a strange feeling being aware of just how sad you are.