CHARLIE: No, everyone gets treated stupid in an election year.” —The West Wing, Season 2, Episode 9. (via nedhepburn)
It’s a word document that I submit to a dropbox when I’m finished. The professor has written this in the instructions:
Please do not refer to your text, lecture notes, chat sessions, reading assignments, colleagues, family, internet, or other sources.
But it’s an at home exam with no time limit in a word document! How am I supposed to resist the temptation to, oh I don’t know, NOT FAIL?
“For the first time in my life, I understood how someone could consciously decide to commit suicide,” Biden told a Washington gathering organized by the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS), a non-profit advocacy group, to commemorate Memorial Day.
“Not because they were deranged, not because they were nuts, because they’d been to the top of the mountain and they just knew in their heart they’d never get there again, that it was … never going to be that way ever again. That’s how an awful lot of you feel.” —Joe Biden Reflects on Own Grief, Relates to Suicidal Thoughts - ABC News (via neon-loneliness)
Rev. Otis Moss III, Senior Pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ (via touchoftea)
(Pastor Moss is awesome, y’all.)
I’m not crying.
1 dead baby chick.
1 rotten egg that I threw away this morning.
No live babies.
I am, obviously, very sad.
I’ve read she’ll keep sitting until she hatches something so if she chooses to continue today I might let her. If not? Oh well.
(On why he let Willow cut all of her hair off)
See also: No Forced Kisses for Your Kids
Will Smith, father of the year.
Disclaimer, this is not me bad-mouthing the family I’m working for at all. I love them and their kids. But it’s going to be an interesting summer for me personally. I was raised to be bored to death and like it. These children were not.
I’m already exhausted.
Quote of the day from R, while we played soccer, “I’m really good at beating old people.”
I’ll officially be the summer nanny to a 3 and 5 year old.
I’ve got my Mary Poppins bag all packed and ready. And my alarm is set for 5 am.