Irresponsible Damsel

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Apr 5
figmentdotcom:

It’s Poetry month!

figmentdotcom:

It’s Poetry month!

Apr 2

To move, to breathe, to fly, to float,
To gain all while you give,
To roam the roads of lands remote,
To travel is to live.

- Hans Christian Andersen, born today in 1805. (via nypl)

(Source: lordbyron44)

the-final-sentence:

Final sentences:

The blue was gathered in her hand, and she could feel it quiver, as if it had been given breath and was beginning to live.

from Gathering Blue

[He heard people singing. Behind him, across vast distances of space and time, from the place he had left, he thought he heard music too.] But perhaps it was only an echo.

from The Giver

[She opened her hand and showed him the necklace. “Could you fix this? I have kept it all this long time. It was Ellen’s.” Her father took it from her and examined the broken clasp. “Yes,” he said. “I can fix it. When the Rosens come home, you can give it back to Ellen.”] “Until then,” Annemarie told him, “I will wear it myself.”

from Number the Stars

Then Jonas looked past Claire and saw Gabe approaching on the path.

from Son

interiordesignmagazine:

Churtichaga + Quadra-Salcedo Arquitectos built a cabin of autoclaved pine in Berrocal, Spain. Photography by FG+SG Architectural Photography/Photofoyer.

nprbooks:

On this week’s edition of Cool Stuff We Get In The Mail: Surprise-Inside Cakes by Amanda Rettke.

Because sometimes layer cakes are just too easy.

-Nicole

These are so cool-looking!!

nprbooks:

Images via chineasy.org

Reading in Chinese can be difficult for language learners, so ShaoLan Hsueh and a team of visual designers have created Chineasy, a new book of pictograms featuring more than 400 Chinese characters.

Check out our story – and more cute illustrations – here.

"Earth" without "art" is just "eh."

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Mar 6

Have a regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success.

- Louisa May Alcott, Little Women (via bookmania)