abby. 20.

life goals: own used bookstore, become eminent and pretentious linguist.

do not follow if repulsed by: movies or art. british comedians. quasi-intellectual poetry. places. pictures of things. emotions. people. the enigma that, for convenience's sake, we term 'life.'

if any or all of these things bother you, seeking out other blogs is advisable. thank you and have a nice day.
"I think for women crushes are sort of across the board, where for men they’re specific to what they’re attracted to. I once met a duck near pond who flew down from the sky. I was in the desert in Palm Springs. He sat beside me and brushed his teeth with a blade of grass and looked up at me. Then I thought, “Is this my soul mate?”"

- Jenny Lewis, when asked who was the weirdest person she’s ever had a crush on. (via michellewilliamss)



The start of a little project I’m working on.



The Red Shoes

bitterly watches obscene amounts of a bit of fry and laurie

i decided to hold off on watching the monty python live show to accept my government loans

it was gone by the time i finished


For a 1954 Cheever story from the New Yorker archives. Thanks AD Jordan!
Speaking of the magazine’s archives, I read Ridgway’s Goo Book last night, it’s excellent.


life is short and weird and it’s important to tell people how you really feel about them


Featured in The Hobbit: Battle Of The Five Armies Trailer


Greg Pths

Georgio de Chirico, The Great Metaphysician (Oil on cavas), 1917.

Tuscany, Italy | Frederic Huber