18, missing Texas from UC Berkeley


Melina Marchetta, The Piper’s Son
"Every life ends, and everything runs toward its end, but in the meantime, how much happiness can be withstood? Narrative, or at least one type of narrative, seems to be about just that, and it’s the deepest sort of quest for a writer—to find the perfect sad ending with so much happiness in it that it is almost indistinguishable from a happy ending."
Rebecca Lee (via mttbll)

455 notes - 23 April, 2014


Black-headed Gulls in Adult, non-breeding plumage.
"Instead of writing,
I would rather be saying
all these words to you."

3,677 notes - 21 April, 2014

"The difference between an addict
and one who is drowning
is the one who is drowning knows it.
The addict will drink the sea until it becomes him."
Michael Lee, The Addict, a Magician  (via qiutina)

618 notes - 21 April, 2014

"I enjoy controlled loneliness. I like wandering around the city alone. I’m not afraid of coming back to an empty flat and lying down in an empty bed. I’m afraid of having no one to miss, of having no one to love."
Kuba Wojewodzki, Polish journalist and comedian (via thoughtsonfire)

50,711 notes - 21 April, 2014

I loved this movie so, so much. Everything about this memory was warm and safe and happy.

April 2, 2014 - Violet-green Swallow (Tachycineta thalassina)
Requested by: serotina
Native to the western half of North America, with their winter range extending into Central America, these birds are found in open woodlands, prairies, wetlands, and even urban areas. They catch insects while flying, often foraging in large groups. Like the Tree Swallow, they build their nests in tree cavities, although they may also nest in cliffs, buildings, and nest boxes.

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4 notes - 12 April, 2014