May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope...– Neil Gaiman (via rainydaysandblankets)
wine-loving-vagabond: New Year’s Resolutions (a little late, I know): Create boundaries. Sort out array of emotional issues. Read, read, read. Fall back into an exercise routine. Start graduate studies abroad by any means necessary.
Puberty Before Age 10: A New ‘Normal’? →
This article is interesting but ultimately fails to ask useful questions or follow useful leads. Precocious puberty is a troubling and fascinating topic. It may be a real phenomenon or a totem on which we hang our most recent moral panic—as the US declines and we lose our sense of exeptionalism the hyper sexualizatoin of children represents everything wrong with America. That is nowhere...
How To Improve Your Gas Mileage →
It is funny that how to pick the right girl and how to improve your gas mileage take the same format, and appeared in my tumblr feed one after the other. If you combine the two, you might imagine what kind of gas mileage you’ll get in ten years if your prospective wife gains 100 pounds. Or if she’s a nag it might cost more than you think. You’ll find you’re unable to...
How to Pick Your Right Girl (1944) →
These are the bullet points for which I reposted this: -Does she make you jealous? Your jealously will persist until you grow indifferent. -Does she tell lies? Do you mind? -Will she help you get ahead? Or will she pull you away from your work? -Do you hope to reform her? (Give up the idea….) nevver: She is attractive, of course, but is that her chief asset? (Try to imagine her ten...
n +1: So Many Feelings →
This is really brilliant: if I recall correctly, as a teenage girl, one spends a lot of time imagining what life will be like when one is no longer a teenage girl. That rapt anxiety of anticipation is constant: adulthood is so close you can smell it and yet the transformation of you, teenager, into you, adult, seems fundamentally impossible. How will it happen? When? The idea of being an adult...
A Note On Lady Bloggers « Thought Catalog →
I tend to shrink from earnestness these days. But anytime anyone recounts the brilliance of Thinking and Drinking, I laugh.