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Green Apple Book Store - San Francisco, CA

Green Apple Books is my favorite bookstore in the entire world. Sometimes I think I should move back to San Francisco just so that I can go there.

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karengillanlover:

Marvel’s Guardians of the galaxy-Nebula

Finaly we get to see her

you guys I saw this last night and she was so awesome I can’t even describe it.

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#Karen Gillan appreciation post

#Nebula

#Guardians of the Galaxy

fishingboatproceeds:

fuckinmiki:

The official poster of the 2015 Women’s World Cup is beautiful

CAN’T WAIT.

fishingboatproceeds:

fuckinmiki:

The official poster of the 2015 Women’s World Cup is beautiful

CAN’T WAIT.

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First trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. I’ve got chills.

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#chills mostly due to Pippin's song.

#eeeeeeeeeeee

The United States is the only developed country not to offer paid maternity leave as part of federal policy.

Paid Leave Encourages Female Employees to Stay - NYTimes.com

The hypocrisy of the GOP never ceases to amaze me.  ”Family Values” indeed.

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My sister is not the biggest fan of her job. She doesn’t hate it, but she doesn’t love it either. She stayed because they offered her not only 3 months fully paid maternity leave, they also gave an additional 3 months at half pay. She got SIX MONTHS paid maternity leave, so she stayed. Wouldn’t you?

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Germany Digitizes 700,000 World War I Documents - The Fine Books Blog ›

To mark the centenary of WWI, the German government has digitized and made freely available 700,000 documents related to the war on the website of the Federal Archive. The material includes audio recordings, films, and photos in addition to an array of personal and governmental documents. Records of politicians, military and civilian authorities, propaganda films, and even personal letters from the front are all part of the newly accessible treasure trove.

Be still my little archival heart…

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Coke Talk of the Day

coketalk:

I woke up this morning in a fog thick as soup, an extended version of that final stage of sleep where dreams still have more clarity than whatever reality you’re facing. Some part of my conscious mind had latched onto a key phrase that seemed very important, and I had to memorialize it immediately.

I reached over to my computer still open on the floor next to my bed, and I hit ⌘V on the keyboard, fully expecting it to paste my thoughts directly onto the screen.

Nothing happened. I was confused for more than a second until it dawned on me that even if the technology did somehow exist to bridge a direct neural link to my MacBook Pro, I had forgotten to hit ⌘C first.

I quickly typed out the phrase that was floating in my head, one that dissolved into the ether in the very moment I wrote it. Satisfied, but still not quite awake, I rolled out of bed and began my morning routine.

When I came back to my computer freshly scrubbed and fogless, I looked down to find the cursor still blinking at the end of my dream sentence:

Diagram the gem of the eternal tides.

Yeah. I have no idea what it means either. The only thing I remember is that it felt terribly significant at the time. Still, I dig it. It’s as though I received a mysterious order from my subconscious.

I love that just over an hour ago, I existed in a state where the command to “diagram the gem of the eternal tides” made perfect logical sense as part of some grander dreamscape narrative, and in that unconscious pastiche of people and places that promptly receded into the depths of some black and unrecoverable trench, one tiny little sentence managed to crystalize and become solid, the words dropping like fresh die-cast metal into my waking life, still glowing red from their transition.

I love that every night a whole other hidden world flashes its momentary existence through our synapses. I love that it’s a part of us, but it’s somehow not ours to keep. I love that we occasionally catch glimpses and fragments, and while most of the time they may mean absolutely nothing, every once in a while it can still feel like they’re dripping with magic.

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Currently reading.

Currently reading.

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#under the wide and starry sky

#nancy horan

#fanny osbourne

#robert louis stevenson

#currently reading

Since I graduated I’ve been trying to get a handle on some things I let slide while I was busy with grad school. Project one: my desk. It had become a catch-all for papers, notebooks, cards, pictures, etc. that I wanted to keep but didn’t have a place for at that moment. It got so out of hand there was stuff in those piles from 2012. Oops.

It took two days, but I got all the papers filed away or recycled, completely reorganized all the drawers, and either put away, threw away, or recycled everything else, then dusted and cleaned everything that was staying. I also reorganized the printer table next to the desk so all the printer supplies fit with the printer instead of on the desk. I can actually use the desk and the chair now!

Next project: the closet. Stay tuned….

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#ufyh

#before and after

#summer cleaning

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