i am so proud to say that my mom is the opposite of this. thank you, mom, for showing me that i can and should be autonomous.
“So many mothers say they want their daughters to be independent, but what they really hope is that they’ll find a well-compensated banker or lawyer and settle down between the ages of 25 and 28 in Greenwich, Darien, or That Town, USA, to raise babies, do the grocery shopping, and work out in relative comfort for the rest of their lives. I know this, because I employ their daughters. They raise us to think they want us to have careers, and they send us to college, but even they don’t really believe women can be autonomous.”
~Kell on Earth is the new black.
sorry america. hopes and dreams be gone, GO COLTS!!!!
“family life is a bit like a runny peach pie—not perfect, but who’s complaining.”
photo by amy breedlove (amy, do you have a new blog?)
there is no reason why good cannot triumph as often as evil. the triumph of anything is a matter of organization. if there are such things as angels, i hope that they are organized along the lines of the mafia.
–kurt vonnegut, jr., the sirens of titan
“I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they’re right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.”
“happiness is an attitude. we either make ourselves miserable or happy and strong. the amount of work is the same.”
– judith olney
i love this so much:
408. Don’t let a wishbone grow where a backbone should be.
have you bought the book yet? you really should….
“This is the time of year to write to the Great Pumpkin. On Halloween Night, the Great Pumpkin rises out of his pumpkin patch and flies through the air with his bag of toys for all the children!”