Brad Stevens FTW →
Ideals are like stars; you will not succeed in touching them with your hands....– Carl Schurz (via nathanielstuart)
People that make me happy: Tina Fey. →
When people interrupt me while I'm reading
carrotkid: They expect my reaction to be something like: When really, my reaction is something like: COLLEGE.
You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the...– Christopher Columbus (via creationoftheday) I am not a fan of Columbus, but I do like this quote :)
Graffiti knitting! →
back to reality.
Spring break was amazing. Even though I had the worst MegaBus experience thus far in order to get back for a work event that ended up being canceled. I mean, really…I had the entire apartment to myself, no reason to set an alarm clock, tons of free time and no one telling me what to do. ahhhhhhh. But now, I’m back at the office, the apartment is no longer blissfully quiet/I’m...
Go Gabrielle! →
sad :( →
Gnomeo and Juliet
*Minor spoiler alert* Let me preface this by saying that our intention was to see Rango but it was sold out so we saw Gnomeo and Juliet instead. It wasn’t as bad as it could have been—parts of the movie were super cute and I liked the gnomes. As someone who is somewhat familiar with Shakespeare I appreciated the Shakespearean references, and I think it’s definitely a way to...
This is a terrible story, and the New York Times did a terribly biased job of reporting it, which really disappoints me because I’m typically satisfied with their coverage. If you’re interested, check out the Times piece, which basically engages in victim blaming through the comments of ONE person interviewed—for example, she questions what will happen to the boys who gang raped...
We need a dependable teacher evaluation system that takes multiple measures of...– yup. ’A disastrous proposal’ - USATODAY.com (via girlwithalessonplan)
Jane Austen Drinking Game? Yes please! →
I can’t explain what I mean. And even if I could, I’m not sure I’d feel like it.– The Catcher In the Rye (via tobeshelved)
Some people need to learn when/how to lighten up. Just saying. This weekend was exactly what I needed. A good friend and I drove up to Duluth (birthplace of the one and only Bob Dylan, btw) and visited some other friends. On Friday night we watched showings of “The Fighter” and “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1” at her college, which was awesome because it...
oh, Westboro Baptist...again? →
I could totally go for an In-N-Out Burger today. →
the kids are driving me crazy...
good thing I’m going to an event with an open bar tonight!
Oh, you must be from urban Indiana, I’m assuming? You don’t have...