"When I graduated high school, I was one of only two students who weren't Christian. How did I deal with it? I waited it out. I went to college, where my peer set was much more diverse. I became an adult with control over who I spent…"
"Ariel here, 25, Colorado.
I never really got into the ning, probably because the average person on here still thinks her life will be over if she doesn't pass her driver's test on the first try. Maybe I'll just hide here away…"
"Yes, but the rocks are actually there. We can see them. We can study them. They obey all known laws of physics. So does our rock, which we know has water, organisms and air because we live on it. And sometimes the…"
"Many assigned books seem unpleasant to read, especially when you're young, but when read critically you can see why they were assigned. There is something there of literary or cultural value, or it just forces you to use your brain and…"
I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes.
Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You're doing…"
"Through my adolescence it was the Pit Dragon Trilogy by Jane Yolen (I actually wore out a copy and had to replace it) and Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause.
Now I tend to pick up one of Neil Gaiman's short stories. The…"
"When people add an extra h to height and pronounce it "heighth" I want to cover my ears and scream.
I also can't stand when people use an initialization and then say the last word initialized. Examples: ATM machine, VIN number, PIN…"
There was a woman, and she was wise; woefully wise was she;
She was old, so old, yet her years all told were but a score and three;
And she knew by heart, from finish to start, the Book of Iniquity.
Favorite Books, Movies, Music, and more
Dune, Red Son, Kelley Armstrong, Patricia Briggs, American Gods, Sandman, Fables, Watchmen, The Life And Times Of Martha Washington in the 21st Century, V for Vendetta, Fables, Batman R.I.P., House of Leaves, His Dark Materials, Jane Yolen, Eileen Wilks, Laurie R. King, Anne Perry...
What's your favorite thing to put on your head?
If you could do your happy dance with anyone who would it be with?