she reaches down seductively. I guide her hand to my zipper. she unzips my fanny pack by mistake. raviolis spill out everywhere
this was a narrative rollercoaster
I know it's just a number, but I'm delighted that a million people have watched my TED talk. It was fun to do. -
Which is why he chose Love In The Time Of Cholera, the story of a man’s 50-years-pining heart.
"This makes me madly self-conscious, because maybe I’ll be seen as the lightweight romantic I am," he says, "but I remain a hopeless and hopeful romantic to the nth degree. Throw in every bad cliché and that’s me. This book provides me with with my empirical blueprint for the notion of true love." — http://www.themodernword.com/gabo/moxy_hold.html
The hijab symbolizes my faith and you want to ban it? Well while you’re at it, let’s ban charity, selflessness, equality amongst races and sexes, being good to your neighbor… Because those are also requirements of a believer. But of course it’s not about freedom, is it really? I make you uneasy because my hijab reminds you that I am trying to obey God and not you. And that bugs you. —
Amenakin (via thetattooedhijabi)
"I make you uneasy because my hijab reminds you that I am trying to obey God and not you."
WOW. (hey hijabeng!)
(Source: imnotfunatparties, via cwnerd12)
I am often surprised when people talk about the total implausibility of the events in Márquez’s fiction. Having been born and lived in a deeply spiritual and extraordinarily resourceful part of the Caribbean, a lot of what might seem magical to others often seems quite plausible to me.
Of course a woman can live inside her cat, as the character Eva does in Márquez’s 1948 short story ‘Eva Is Inside Her Cat.’ Doesn’t everyone have an aunt who’s done that? — Edwidge Danticat remembers Gabriel García Márquez: http://nyr.kr/1nu3MMs (via newyorker)
(Source: newyorker.com, via cwnerd12)
So proud of our Jewish network for finding someone to witness a mikvah dip under special circumstances.