"A writer is a world trapped in a person."

Victor Hugo (via maxkirin)

THIS. I understand myself so much more now.

(via fuckyeahbookarts)

Tags: on writing

(via Faces of the Race: Meet Jim and Laura Mendoza | Komen Puget Sound)

Such an inspiring story
peoplemag:

"I was happy for all the girls who would see me on [it] and feel a little more seen."
-Lupita Nyong’o, about being named PEOPLE’s Most Beautiful cover star
Get a sneak peek at who else made the list!

I think Lupita is absolutely GORGEOUS.

peoplemag:

"I was happy for all the girls who would see me on [it] and feel a little more seen."

-Lupita Nyong’o, about being named PEOPLE’s Most Beautiful cover star

Get a sneak peek at who else made the list!

I think Lupita is absolutely GORGEOUS.

(via PNB | Giselle | Pacific Northwest Ballet)
"Libraries tend to become more cozy, relaxing and communicative places. Other than public spaces like museums, they have a certain private character, which makes them a living room for their community."

— CNN debunks the myth that libraries are dying. Complement with this wonderful photographic love letter to public libraries.  (via explore-blog)

fastcompany:

What Happens To Our Brains When We Exercise And How It Makes Us Happier
Most of us are aware of what happens to the body when we exercise. We build more muscle or more stamina. We feel how daily activities like climbing stairs becomes easier if we exercise regularly. When it comes to our brain and mood though, the connection isn’t so clear.
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fastcompany:

What Happens To Our Brains When We Exercise And How It Makes Us Happier

Most of us are aware of what happens to the body when we exercise. We build more muscle or more stamina. We feel how daily activities like climbing stairs becomes easier if we exercise regularly. When it comes to our brain and mood though, the connection isn’t so clear.

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White House Climate Change Data Portal Highlights Local Impacts

Career Rocket Fuel: Whether You’re A Millennial Or Eyeing Retirement, Here’s What You Really Need To Get Right About Work | Co.Create | Creativity + Culture + Commerce

In my book, marveling at the wonders of nature is really the only right way to spend the first weekend of spring. So glad the weather held out for my first visit to Snoqualmie Falls. #waterfalls #washington #nature #springishere  (at Snoqualmie Falls, Washington)

In my book, marveling at the wonders of nature is really the only right way to spend the first weekend of spring. So glad the weather held out for my first visit to Snoqualmie Falls. #waterfalls #washington #nature #springishere (at Snoqualmie Falls, Washington)

The first day of #spring needs #nofilter.

The first day of #spring needs #nofilter.