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rustedknees:

the more I think about it, the more I realize that 2009 me would be pretty scared/intimidated by 2014 me and that’s what counts

Literally just said this to someone today. Kind of weird actually.

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smithsonian:

cooperhewitt's Object of the Day: Chinoiserie Wallpaper, c. 1770-80. 
This 18th c. English wallpaper was designed in the style of Jean Pillement, french illustrator and royal painter to Marie Antoinette. 
The repeating pattern of flowers and foliage show Asian motifs w/ a Western spin. More about how Pillement gained inspiration for this design without actually setting foot in Asia.

smithsonian:

cooperhewitt's Object of the Day: Chinoiserie Wallpaper, c. 1770-80. 

This 18th c. English wallpaper was designed in the style of Jean Pillement, french illustrator and royal painter to Marie Antoinette. 

The repeating pattern of flowers and foliage show Asian motifs w/ a Western spin. More about how Pillement gained inspiration for this design without actually setting foot in Asia.

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The Book That Got Teaching Right

newyorker:

Samuel G. Freedman revisits Bel Kaufman’s classic novel “Up the Down Staircase”:

“I checked several online booksellers, and, sure enough, no current edition was available. So I grabbed a copy from the library, and as I plunged into it I realized just how sadly appropriate it was that…

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  • me: hello darkness my old friend
  • darkness: do i know u

brudesworld:

Scheherazade by Ferenc Helbing, 1914

brudesworld:

Scheherazade by Ferenc Helbing, 1914

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"Whoever said that light was life
and darkness nothing? For some
of us, the mythologies
are different."

Margaret Atwood, “My Life As A Bat,” from Sudden. (via elucipher)

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cearbhal:

This is my stop

cearbhal:

This is my stop

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