Do kids help or hinder happiness? Maybe that's the... →
“I don’t spend much time thinking about happiness either. I know I feel frustrated a lot. Overwhelmed. But, amidst the whining, the tantrums, the exhaustion and endless messiness of it all, just when I am about to lose my head — I hear the sound of my daughter singing, and giggling with sheer joy. And if a researcher called me at that very moment to ask whether my kids make me happy,...
she lived - lucille clifton
after he died what really happened is she watched the days bundle into thousands, watched every act become the history of others, every bed more narrow, but even as the eyes of lovers strained toward the milky young she walked away from the hole in the ground deciding to live. and she lived.
Line Breaks & Other Violent Crimes: TV MONTH:... →
ecantwell: In which I have a confession to make. brightwalldarkroom: NOT THAT THERE’S ANYTHING WRONG WITH THAT. by Elizabeth Cantwell I am not a Carrie. I am not a Miranda or a Samantha or a Charlotte. I’m also not a Rachel or a Monica (although I’m sometimes a Chandler, just like I’m sometimes…
In Treatment (2008-2011) →
brightwalldarkroom: GOTTA LET IT BYRNE by Tess Lynch The HBO series In Treatment, the second season of which ended last spring*, is the most successful—by which I mean it’s realistic to a fault and meticulously controlled, and that it occurs in real-time (or nearly so) and always in the same room (or… Tess Lynch’s faux-return to BWDR. Yes, it’s a couple of years old, but a...
…While it’s true you’re haunted by your past, it’s truer that you’ve traveled...– Dear Sugar, 5/17/12
What an astonishing thing a book is. It’s a flat object made from a tree with...– Carl Sagan, on books (via stateless1972)
It’s nice to think this was actually just a...