A new favorite quote

A new favorite quote

"Bury your dead, Jean Louise," Atticus says as they change venues. Directly, he is referring to Jem, but more than that, he means her innocence and the infallible version of him.  Go Set a Watchman, by Harper Lee Some things are so deeply engraved in us it makes removing them like discarding a functional, essential [...]

Uncommon

From now on, when people ask me what I want to do in the future, I'm going to say that I want to live an extraordinary life.  We've been so conditioned to think of extraordinary lives as a big picture - a famous actress, the best paid football player, a successful journalist - that we [...]

Stardust

"You're too much", he said. Too deep. Too lively. You're too much light. Because the universe was inside of her, and because she was the universe, she could feel the stardust that formed the very ends of her fingertips. She looked up at the stars in awe, stared at the Milky Way in its grandiosity [...]

Time builds

"The days were like bricks; the months and years were large blocks of invisible stone, neverchanging and as solid as could be. He could feel the walls that time built behind him, separating him from once dear friends and leaving only the tiniest gaps, which he called memories. He knew that with every single step [...]

Momentaneous 

Momentaneous 

I am such a sucker for moments.  I've heard people say that life is what happens between expectations and moments we look forward to, and I tend to disagree. Life may be every second of every day that we live, but moments are the reason for life.  I cherish memories - hold onto them as [...]