One book: Here is New York by E.B. White

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Thursday, March 13, 2014

One book: Here is New York by E.B. White

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One action in this city can change everything. - SM

I read this at a very tough time. I hated this city. The winter broke me. - NP

Being away made me miss the city. Walking away rejuvenated me a little bit. I don’t think the winter was that bad. - KM

You can feel different emotions really close together. - SM

This spoke to me: “New York is peculiarly constructed to absorb almost anything that comes along (whether a thousand-foot liner out of the East or a twenty-thousand-man convention out of the West) without inflicting the event on its inhabitants; so that every event is, in a sense, optional, and the inhabitant is in the happy position of being able to choose his spectacle and so conserve his soul.” - JR

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anthonybourdain:

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This is it.

The last episode of our second season of PARTS UNKNOWN.
And I’m glad it’s set in Detroit. Because Detroit, for many Americans, is an abstraction—truly, if incredibly, a part unknown.

One only need look at some of our representatives who, a while back, were actually suggesting…

Read this now.

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"If neurotic is wanting two mutually exclusive things at one and the same time, then I’m neurotic as hell. I’ll be flying back and forth between one mutually exclusive thing and another for the rest of my days."

— Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar  (via thatkindofwoman)

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"I’d run home and play dead. The next day I would call all the newspapers and make sure they wrote about me in all the dead columns."

-Craig, age 9, on what to do if a date is turning sour

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How Do You Decide Who To Marry

Yes, ok. #tbt

Yes, ok. #tbt

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theglitterguide:

Today we have a recipe for Naked Champagne Cake. Now who wouldn’t love that?! We sound like Ina! From @stylewithinreach’s birthday party. #onggtoday #recipefile

Naked Champagne Cake. Consider it baked.

theglitterguide:

Today we have a recipe for Naked Champagne Cake. Now who wouldn’t love that?! We sound like Ina! From @stylewithinreach’s birthday party. #onggtoday #recipefile

Naked Champagne Cake. Consider it baked.

"You can want one thing and have a secret wish for its opposite."

— Deb Caletti, The Six Rules of Maybe  (via thatkindofwoman)

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One-two punch Wednesday.

One-two punch Wednesday.

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tallgirltales:

Layered up.
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 Layers and messy chignons. 

tallgirltales:

Layered up.

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 Layers and messy chignons. 

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"Live on coffee and flowers.
Try not to worry what the weather will be."

Matt Berninger  (via thatkindofwoman)

Word.

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