It’s a most distressing affliction to have a sentimental heart and a skeptical mind.
Nagulb Mahfouz    

Leave me out with the waste
T
his is not what I do

tarabba:

This is my logic. I shouldn’t be allowed to talk to people.
Social anxieties, man. Overthinkin’ everything.

tarabba:

This is my logic. I shouldn’t be allowed to talk to people.

Social anxieties, man. Overthinkin’ everything.

Two maps by the Sherlockian expert, Dr. Julian Wolff, which graphically illustrate the adventures both at home and abroad.

Ugh. 

So apparently my blog got hacked somehow?? And tumblr then decided to reset my theme to one of their ugly ones because that bloody §@%& someone put some kind of malicious code in there, and of course I hadn’t saved my theme anywhere so now I had to put in one of my stupid old ones and it’s all over the place and UGH

We’re not running away from this, Jack. Beverly wouldn’t.

Writing is hard work. A clear sentence is no accident. Very few sentences come out right the first time, or even the third time. Remember this in moments of despair. If you find that writing is hard, it’s because it is hard. It’s one of the hardest things that people do.
William Zinsser