the ragbag: the japanese are such an interesting... →
in his treatise on bromides, burgess lists 47 trite remarks used by the narrow-minded. he says: … he calls these phrases bromidioms. perhaps the single shiniest bromidiom of our time is <ahem> “that’s what she said.” here are a few from burgess’ time. it’s a gas to see how little things have changed in the intervening one hundred years: “I don’t know much about Art, but I know...
You know how it is: Sometimes you feel so much damn love for your boyfriend or...– 4 Strategies to Stop Arguing | Women’s Health Magazine (via getyourjacketon)
Me: Hey guess what? Ricky Martin came out. He’s gay! Mom: What? This is news?
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MAKE IT STOP
Oh. My. God.
A 14 1/2 hour drive home from Nashville. Which is fine. What’s not fine? The blue collar comedy chanel on XM radio. And the fact that Mom loves it.
Well, I guess I'm dead
Roadtripping with Mom
On the road to a wedding in Nashville, TN. The wedding of my mom’s best friend’s son, who happens to be one of my best friends to be precise. Tytus is one of those friends you know you’ll have forever, no matter. Anyway. My mother is a horrible driver. I will not elaborate, because I am already nauseated from typing this while she is behind the wheel. Whoever is driving picks...
Universal has announced that the Wizarding World...
Sometimes I think it is a great mistake to have matter that can think and feel....– Kurt Vonnegut, Sirens of Titan
the swedish word for "the end"
ragbag: is slut. imagine my surprise when leafing to the final page of a swedish children’s book.
the ragbag: concerning oatmeal →
When rolling through the glens of the Highlands in your touring car, you may be overcome by the desire to ‘go antiquing’. Aside from the whole stake-through-the-groin noun-as-verb pitfall, and the logistics of tying wooden furniture to your Mazda Miata, there is another booby trap lurking for the unwary. Never buy a sweet granny’s Scots pine dresser without checking first for the oatmeal...
Where should I go with the mom for lunch today? I’m really getting tired of all the regular stops in Jupiter.
Although the state of Arizona does not observe Daylight Savings Time, the Navajo Nation does. However, the Hopi reservation, which is surrounded by the Navajo Nation, does not, creating a small, donut-shaped, Daylight Savings Time Zone in Arizona.
Sound of Music?
I put The Sound of Music on hold at the Library recently. So when I got the call that it was available, I went to get it. As the guy behind the counter was walking from the back room with my DVD, he was snickering. Snickering. “So”, he says, “Is this for school or your professor or something?” “…..Um…. it’s for my nieces?” I say it like...
My Pandora playlist just played Weezer's Pork and...
And now I’m starving.
Dear Coke Talk: On why you even bother
“Your real problem is that you think you have a problem. You’re not experiencing bad luck, you don’t need to re-evaluate your judgment, and you’re not a fucking dairy cow. Perhaps you should start questioning the underlying notion that you exist in a binary state of either couplehood or singlehood, and that the former is somehow superior to the latter. After all, you’re the type who “just...
Anyone with a head that large is welcome in my...
-The Red Queen
I like it whenever Schwenk likes a post of mine. Suddenly I’ll have a dozen likes from strangers. He was my only key to Tumblarity. Now he just helps me feel less lonely bored.
so it goes.: left behind. yes. the books. →
and movies starring terrible kirk cameron. so, i’m watching some late-night television, and i stop on TBN. TBN is the trinity broadcasting network. all the religious fanatic stuff. let me digress for a second. i follow christ wholeheartedly. but if i weren’t a christian and i saw this, it would… Story of my life.
Dear Coke Talk: On christian close-mindedness. →
“…Part of the problem here is that you’re missing the point about what it means to be open minded. As a Christian, you’ve co-opted a set of canned answers to life’s greatest mysteries. It’s bullshit… …Right now, all you’ve got is the potential for an open mind. Start asking questions. Examine your religion with a critical mind. Stop fearing the unknowable. Open...
so it goes.: all things that are and are not. →
“you’re damned if you stay. you can’t be so hard on yourself.” she told me at the kitchen table. it wasn’t my fault. it wasn’t my fault. “how long?” my legs were wrapped and hooked deep in the chair legs. my toes pressed down to hell. she was drained. i was never filled to begin with. “don’t…
This girl makes me sad, but I have no idea why I...
reasons not to go into hospital miss tumblr have to tell people i’m in hospital hospital food reasons to go into hospital completely off my rocker (via knockturn)