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[♥] literature, tea, ballet flats, omelettes, rainy afternoons, piano.
[×] paper cuts, smudges, bad novels, and even worse movies.

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  • Galaxy rug
  • Wainscoting
  • Shuttle Moveable Desk Calendar
  • Homer & Aristotle Marble Bookends
  • Catch-dish shaped like a pair of hands
  • Stickgram magnets on my fridge
  • Recessed outlets
  • Lamps/sconces fastened to the walls
  • Espresso/Coffee machine
  • Fancy rice cooker that can cook other foods!
  • Fairy lights
  • Ottoman that doubles as storage
  • Revolving shoe rack
  • Different patterned pillows
  • Reading bench next to a window
  • Upright or grand piano
  • Double-screened personal computer
  • Walk-in closet
  • Roomy laundry room
  • Bulldog named Bacon
jun 12 2013 ∞
aug 17 2014 +
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  • "Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead." Philippians 3:13
  • "Do not love sleep or you will grow poor, stay awake and you will have food to spare." Proverbs 20:13
  • "Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom." Psalm 90:12
  • "For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also." Matthew 6:21
  • "Anxiety weighs down the heart, but a kind word cheers it up." Proverbs 12:25
  • "Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid." John 14:27
  • "We can give to others because God first gave to us, and our giving is an act of worship to Him."
jun 20 2010 ∞
jun 12 2013 +
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  • Ben.
  • Getting hair washed in a salon.
  • Hot cocoa.
  • Godiva Gingerbread in Milk Chocolate Truffle Bars.
  • The smell of clean laundry.
  • Walking under the rain with a pretty umbrella.
  • The smell of freshly baked bread.
  • Croissants.
  • Classical music.
  • The ridges of writing on notebook paper.
  • The feel of soft socks.
  • Peanut butter and banana sandwiches.
  • Chocolate.
  • Someone calling out my name.
  • School supplies.
  • The smell of freshly cooked rice.
  • Reminiscing.
  • The smell of coffee.
  • Blueberry smoothies.
may 6 2009 ∞
jul 31 2017 +
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"All the lessons of history in four sentences: Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad with power. The mills of God grind slowly, but they grind exceedingly small. The bee fertilizes the flower it robs. When it is dark enough, you can see the stars." Charles A. Beard

“Everybody has to leave, everybody has to leave their home and come back so they can love it again for all new reasons.” Donald Miller

“How does a human being live both softly and fiercely at the same time? How do we balance it? Why can’t we be one or the other? Through perception, first judgements and a sheer naïve mind, I imagined everyone as one or the other. If someone was very kind and light-hearted, I stamped him or her as soft. If someone was bitter, loud, passionate or eccentric, I decided they were fierce, and completely voided the option that somewhere, they were b..._Codi Ann Thomsen_

feb 14 2010 ∞
aug 12 2014 +
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  • "I made you a rainbow cake for your birthday!"
  • "You've won two global passes on the Eurail!"
  • "Your limbic system has no power here!"
  • "I'm breaking you out of this joint!"
  • "You're the coolest cat I know."
  • "I wonder why the wind keeps blowing you through my mind."
  • "You've got a face for a smile."
jun 12 2013 ∞
sep 23 2013 +
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  • acquiesce, albeit, alpaca, apropos, avidulous
  • Bach, bereft, bliss
  • cadence, cheeky, consolidate, cumbersome
  • decrepit, devotion
  • ephemeral, ergo, eschew, euphemism
  • feckless, fervent, français
  • glean, gossamer
  • jazz
  • lascivious, limber, lovely, lush
  • malleable, mnemonic, monolithic,
  • petulant, plethora, preclude, prevalent
  • quite
  • rather, risqué
  • smitten, squabble, strange
  • tangible, tiff, together, tumultuous
feb 14 2010 ∞
jun 22 2014 +
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  • Have afternoon tea at Claridge's in London (book 90 days in advance!)
  • Eat at Rules, London's oldest restaurant
  • See the Sognefjord in Norway
  • See an opera at the Wiener Staatsoper or Theater an der Wien in Vienna
  • Visit the Accademia in Florence
  • ROME.
  • FRANCE. (always).
jan 3 2016 ∞
jul 31 2017 +