“…she stopped paying close attention to his words and when at red lights, examined the rain drops spattering on the windshield so intently that she almost stared right through them. Each drop seemed stuck on the glass, until another drop landed on it and they rolled down the window together, ending in a climactic splash.”
Sara: English major/Gender and Sexuality Studies minor, working at a nonprofit that gets young women ready for and interested in running for office/maybe soon applying to grad school, writer, clarinetist.
I post and reblog: things I think are pretty, things that intrigue me, things I'm a fan of, and things I care about.
Common themes include: books, writing, movies, more books, cozy beds, breakfasts, Doctor Who, Sherlock, feminist issues, and occasional pieces of my life.
River isn’t looking at the Silent.
River can’t remember the Silent.
So how does River know there’s even something back there?
Rory looks scared.
River shot a monster because her father was scared.
FEELS. ALL THE FEELS.
Did you kill your wife, Nick? - Gone Girl (Dir, David Fincher 2014)
Greatest Olympic Moments: Jesse Owens, Berlin, August 1936.
In August of 1936, American athlete Jesse Owens won four gold medals, setting three world records and tying a fourth in the 100 yard dash - all in front of Adolf Hitler, who had planned to use the Games as a tool to promote the physical superiority of the Aryan race.
I don’t think anyone could understand how important this man is to me.
Belle (UK, 2013)
Ok, so, I work for an org that works to get young women interested in politics, but we also do tons of mentoring, particularly surrounding the young women in our network needing help getting a job.
It’s incredibly common to feel like there aren’t any jobs—even entry-level jobs—that you’re totally qualified for. Everyone’s familiar with the entry-level position that requires 3 years of experience, right? Or there’s a job you can totally see yourself doing and loving and excelling at, but they have a list of 15 qualifications and you only meet 8.
So, what do you do?
Well, here’s my answer, based on being jointly responsible for hiring multiple rounds of interns, on hearing from tons of professionals about their career paths, and on hearing direct advice from professionals who hire people:
***Don’t make the mistake of only applying to things you feel perfectly qualified for based on the descriptions!***
More advice with plenty of gifs below. Seriously, it’s good info and includes a great example of a really cool woman who works at the White House!
In an old house in Paris that was covered in vines…
I’d been holding onto a couple of business cards for sentimental reasons but they’ve since become wildly inappropriate for various reasons so I JUST CUT THEM INTO TINY PIECES INTO MY RECYCLING.
Eavesdropping could be considered a very bad thing…unless you’re looking to fall in love, like in Much Ado About Nothing.
Kenneth Branagh & Emma Thompson knocked it out of the park in this one.
Maria, West Side Story (1961)
300 FAVORITE MOVIES (in no particular order)
205. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
"Strange, isn’t it? Each man’s life touches so many other lives. When he isn’t around he leaves an awful hole, doesn’t he?"
Click here to watch Jon Stewart discuss the child immigration debate. And stick around for his extended interview with Hillary Clinton.
And then we have Alison.
The Supremes, 1965