Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal. -Albert Camus (via leslieseuffert)
"A lot of young people seem to have this illusion about old people, and think they’re all wise and sweet like Grandma. But there are some real nasty ones at my senior center. Some sweet college students brought cupcakes today, and some of the residents were running off with them by the armful. They could make a sitcom about that place."
The highest part of Mt. Rainier accessible to cars is Sunrise Point. It was damp and lonely there. On a fine day it’s a majestic view, which I’ve now accepted that I have missed. On a gloomy day, well…it’s a sea of rain clouds.
In the last picture, I was looking over the edge of the cliff at 6400 feet above sea level. I was trying to find the top of the world when I realized that I was standing right on it.
Mt. Rainier, Washington.
No, but the funniest crap here is the dog’s face at the very beginning. He’s like: “we’re rolling? Okay. Here we go.”
I sit in a chair and read the newspapers.
Millions of men go to war, acres of them are buried, guns and ships broken, cities burned, villages sent up in smoke, and children where cows are killed off amid hoarse barbecues vanish like finger-rings of smoke in a north wind.
I sit in a chair and read the newspapers. -Carl Sandburg, “Smoke” (via larmoyante)
I complain about how people always come to me for relationship advice, but I secretly like it.
Ssssh, let me help you through your problems…
"I tend to be cynical about a lot of things, but Maya Angelou is somebody that no matter how much I pick her apart, she still has integrity. She was a victim of incest and rape, and she worked as a stripper. And now she’s a literary icon and Nobel Laureate. It goes to show that life is cumulative, and you can’t devalue any type of experience."
*pounces on you and gropes your butt* :33
THIS MAKES ME SO UNCOMFORTABLE i am secondhand embarrassed and about to cry
Oh dear god.
People may not tell you how they feel about you, but they always show you. Pay attention. -(via 1112pm)
"Booker, are you afraid of God?"
"No, but I’m afraid of you."