- 1. Coming to the door to pick someone up.
- 2. Trying to dress really nicely for a date.
- 3. Bringing flowers or other tokens of affection to the first date.
- 4. Going dancing that’s not grinding on a grimy club floor.
- 5. Straightforwardly asking someone out and not calling it “hanging out.”
- 6. Additionally, being clear about when you’re “going steady.”
- 7. Romantic gestures like writing poems.
- 8. Turning electronics off and just being with one another.
- 9. The general concept of asking permission for things.
- 10. Not assuming sex is to be had at any point in time.
- by Kate Bailey
i think freckles, stretch marks, tattoos, bruises, birthmarks and scars are probably the coolest thing, you started with almost a blank canvas and look at u now, all this evidence that you’ve lived and the sun has shone on you and you’ve grown and maybe tripped up a few times and liked an image so much u made it a permanent part of u, beautiful.
That’s one of the most uplifting things I’ve readThis needs to get passed around more
If you are sad and I am tired, I will make you waffles anyway.
If you are overwhelmingly sad and I am overwhelmingly tired, I will make you an overwhelming amount of waffles anyway.
I will do that because I love you. Love means you do things “anyway.”
Lenten disciplines from three great sources.
* 20 Things to Give Up for Lent including guilt, blame, self-doubt, and excuses.
* 40 Ideas for Keeping a Holy Lent from House for All Sinners and Saints, including “bring your own mug,” “turn off your car radio,” and a “no bitching day.”
* The Slate Project’s #reLent photo challenge.
Paulo Coelho (via kvtes)