il faut tenter de vivre


I have noticed that when all the lights are on, people tend to talk about what they are doing – their outer lives. Sitting round in candlelight or firelight, people start to talk about how they are feeling – their inner lives. They speak subjectively, they argue less, there are longer pauses. To sit alone without any electric light is curiously creative. I have my best ideas at dawn or at nightfall, but not if I switch on the lights – then I start thinking about projects, deadlines, demands, and the shadows and shapes of the house become objects, not suggestions, things that need to done, not a background to thought.

—Jeanette Winterson, Why I adore the night
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Introducing the Social Intelligence Test! From what I can tell, it’s sponsored by Harvard and it’s rather interesting. The basis is you look at pictures of people going through different emotions and decide what emotion they’re feeling. The trick is, you can only see their eyes.

How well can you read people? I never thought I was good at it, but I scored rather high on this test. It was a very interesting experience! I highly recommend taking this!

13 out of 36…

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Evening Post: August 12, 1899.
"She immediately alighted, caught hold of the astonished youth, and gave him a sound thrashing, using her fists in a scientific fashion…”

I would love to know what this means.

I think that might be code for “punched him in the balls with devastating accuracy”.

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If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I bet they’d live a lot differently. When you look into infinity, you realize there are more important things than what people do all day.

—Calvin and Hobbes (via icarusambition)

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Anonymous asked: the white stripes, madonna :)

Describe your crush: a hilarious, creative, beautiful, smart, considerate, quirky ass motherfucker
Are you close with your family?
Not at all. For example, I don’t they they even know I’m dating the person from the previous question.

Anonymous asked: led zeppelin

4 turn ons:
-The smell of guys’ deodorant
-Being blown raspberries
-The way people’s pupils dilate
-Playing with hands
I’m a bit of a strange one.


name ➔ Reyna
birth place ➔ Philadelphia, PA
where do i live ➔ Philadelphia, PA
hair color ➔ Naturally dark brown, now auburn with coppery tips
eye color ➔ almost black
birthday ➔ July 16th
gender ➔ Female
lefty or righty ➔ Righty
single or taken? ➔ Taken
Sexual Orientation? ➔ Bi I guess but I don’t like putting labels on things


are you in love ➔ Yes
do you believe in love at first sight ➔ No
who ended your last relationship ➔ One hasn’t ended yet
have you ever broken someone’s heart ➔ Not that I’m aware of
are you afraid of commitments ➔ Sometimes, but others I’m just like “fuck it, sure”
have you hugged someone within the last week? ➔ Yes
have you ever had a secret admirer ➔ How should I know? It’s a secret.
have you ever broken your own heart? ➔ Too many times
do you usually spend valentine’s day alone? ➔ Yes
short or long-term relationships? ➔ Depends on with whom


love or lust ➔ Love
lemonade or iced tea ➔ Arnold Palmer? I like compromises, not decisions.
cats or dogs ➔ Cats
a few best friends or many regular friends ➔ Few best friends
television or internet ➔ Internet cos I watch all my telly on the internet anyway
pepsi or coke ➔ Coke cos it has actually clever and effective advertising
wild night out or romantic night in ➔ Wild night out
day or night ➔ Night
text or call ➔ Depends on the person and the situation
make-up or au naturel? ➔ Make-up


been caught sneaking out? ➔ Never caught ;)
fallen down/up the stairs? ➔ Lol duh
wanted something/someone so badly it hurt? ➔ Too often
prank called a store? ➔ No
skipped school? ➔ Certain classes, never a whole day (without a fake doctors note) 
wanted to disappear? ➔ All the fucking time
spent all your money? ➔ No actually
met a celebrity? ➔ Depends who you consider a celebrity but no one too famous
been really ill? ➔ No, unless mild pneumonia counts
gotten high? ➔ I wish


smile or eyes ➔ Eyes
light or dark hair ➔ Honestly no preference
shorter or taller ➔ Taller
intelligence or attraction ➔ Intelligence is part of attraction
hook-up or relationship ➔ Both are nice in different ways
funny and poor or rich and serious ➔ funny and poor 
mac or pc? ➔ I don’t really care
chapstick or lipstick? ➔ Lipstick
city or country? ➔ City
driving or walking? ➔ Walking 


last phone call? ➔ Fordham University
last song you listened to? ➔ Beanbag Chair - YLT
last thing you ate? ➔ A pumpkin spice cupcake my friend made me for my birthday
last thing you drank? ➔ H2O
last place you were? ➔ A grad party
last kiss? ➔ Robin Hood
last picture taken? ➔ Two of my best friends tied together at the waist by a Wii zumba belt

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Codie and Caroline wearing Prada F/W 2011 photographed by Daniel Jackson for AnOther 2011/2012

Codie and Caroline wearing Prada F/W 2011 photographed by Daniel Jackson for AnOther 2011/2012

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