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long winded

In west on 03/09/2014 at 11:30 pm


The word “busy” is the relationship Weapon of Mass Destruction. It seems like a good excuse, but in fact, in every silo you uncover, all you’re going to find is a man who didn’t care enough to call. Remember: men are never too busy to get what they want.

We have become a sloppy bunch of people. We say things we don’t mean. We make promises we don’t keep.

greg behrendt



consider this:

In south on 03/07/2014 at 11:41 am


Every creative thing you do: singing, dancing, cooking, painting, even people watching. Anything you do that makes you feel alive is really nothing short of a prayer.



In east on 03/06/2014 at 11:49 pm

ARTIST: sharon hayes

You can’t be the kid standing at the top of the water slide, overthinking it. You have to go down the chute.

Tina Fey


introducing the South

In west on 03/06/2014 at 9:34 pm


you’ve already noticed we have a new contributor on the blog. Analee now represents the mighty fine region of the south — that native state of texas where we met in college. sometimes we cook the same thing the same night without knowing, despite the distance. sometimes we send each other a lot of puppy emojis.

welcome a

There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.

jane austen

x, m


In west on 03/06/2014 at 8:40 pm


It is forgetting, not remembering, that is the essence of what makes us human. To make sense of the world, we must filter it. “To think,” Borges writes, “is to forget.”

― Joshua Foer, Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything



In south on 03/06/2014 at 12:28 pm



The older I get, the louder I like my music.

Either I am going deaf or actually getting younger.



In south on 03/05/2014 at 1:03 pm

67e4d58ef87bb3668398a9a42c0c8241“It’s true! We really didn’t know you were going to be a girl. And when the doctor was pulling you out, you were so long…’It’s a boy, it’s a boy! Oh! No! It’s a girl?’ he said, so, we picked your name, in a hospital room. Between jello and machine beeps.”

“Well, then the whole time before that…what color was my nursery if you didn’t know what to expect?”

“Mint green. Maybe that’s why it’s one of your favorites. You never have been a big fan of pink.” 

-my mother and I


muses on humanity

In east on 03/05/2014 at 12:58 am

ARTIST: synchrodogs

You know, you can steal your heart against any kind of trouble, any kind of horror. But the simple act of kindness from a complete stranger will unstitch you.

Chris Abani




In west on 03/05/2014 at 12:35 am


long lunch, snuck out early to see this, then book club

If you were smart, you’d probably spend more time stretching, he said & I said, If I were really smart, I’d probably spend more time just sitting in the shade drinking lemonade.

from story people 


get happy

In south on 03/02/2014 at 2:15 pm


Clap along if you feel like happiness is the truth.