“Evil isn’t the real threat to the world. Stupid is just as destructive as Evil, maybe more so, and it’s a hell of a lot more common. What we really need is a crusade against Stupid. That might actually make a difference.”—Jim Butcher
“There is a primal reassurance in being touched, in knowing that someone else, someone close to you, wants to be touching you. There is a bone-deep security that goes with the brush of a human hand, a silent, reflex-level affirmation that someone is near, that someone cares.”—
"…We still hadn’t learned, though, that growing up is all about getting hurt. And then getting over it. You hurt. You recover. You move on. Odds are pretty good you’re just going to get hurt again. But each time, you learn something.
Each time, you come out of it a little stronger, and at some point you realize that there are more flavors of pain than coffee. There’s the little empty pain of leaving something behind - gradutaing, taking the next step forward, walking out of something familiar and safe into the unknown. There’s the big, whirling pain of life upending all of your plans and expecations. There’s the sharp little pains of failure, and the more obscure aches of successes that didn’t give you what you thought they would. There are the vicious, stabbing pains of hopes being torn up. The sweet little pains of finding others, giving them your love, and taking joy in their life they grow and learn. There’s the steady pain of empathy that you shrug off so you can stand beside a wounded friend and help them bear their burdens.
And if you’re very, very lucky, there are a very few blazing hot little pains you feel when you realized that you are standing in a moment of utter perfection, an instant of triumph, or happiness, or mirth which at the same time cannot possibly last - and yet will remain with you for life.
Everyone is down on pain, because they forget something important about it: Pain is for the living. Only the dead don’t feel it.
Pain is a part of life. Sometimes it’s a big part, and sometimes it isn’t, but either way, it’s a part of the big puzzle, the deep music, the great game. Pain does two things: It teaches you, tells you that you’re alive. Then it passes away and leaves you changed. It leaves you wiser, sometimes. Sometimes it leaves you stronger. Either way, pain leaves its mark, and everything important that will ever happen to you in life is going to involve it in one degree or another.”
Exactly what it sounds like. Senator Wyden is going to read the names of every single person who opposes these bills on the Senate Floor, a process that can take hours. You can add your name to the list by clicking the above.
Please do. Show Republicans that they’re not the only ones who can filibuster the hell out of things.
I feel like dating coworkers would be like dating classmates, which seems to happen often enough. It’s a way to meet people, and just because there is the potential for drama/ awkwardness doesn’t mean you should avoid it? Iunno, I don’t think its that bad of an idea :]
A nice way of putting it Selina… thanks for the different outlook :D
Ah, yeah. That is something of a conundrum.. I dunno, dating at the workplace is only REALLY awful when your at different levels of authority
Authority isn’t really an issue, although I can see certain authority figures having a problem with the situation if it becomes overblown. I only really would have seniority, and that isn’t going to save my ass if things go south…
Shit happens. Don’t worry about EVERY bad thing that someday could happen.
Solid words, and really the main reason I figured if this does happen Imma just go and do it. As we say in Vegas, “You’ve gotta bet big to win big”. Also, how is it you and I haven’t interacted before?
So it’s the holidays again and that means new seasonable people for work. And amongst the mewling little newbies this year I have found a conundrum…. The cafe of my Banes and Noble just got a few fresh faced new baristas, one of which is quite the cutie… Not only that but she may very well have the chops to challenge me for the position of alpha geek of the store… So of course I’m chomping at the bit to make fast friends out of this person…
My problem is the possibility that I will probably not be satisfied with just being friends… And we all know that dating coworkers is about as stupid as ideas get. My question to you tumblr, is if things seem to be going in a way that could lead to a relationship as more than friends, should I go for it?
I’m very interested in seeing what my followers’ taste in music looks like. It doesn’t even have to be your ultimate favorite song, it could just be what’s been stuck in your head all day. Feel free to leave me as many songs as you want. You will be rewarded. :)
3 days and Twenty Five minutes or so… And I am excite. SO EXCITE!!
This is my face right now:
Starting friday, my life is going to be Skyrim. Period. Hell, I think its probably going to cure me of the “No Girlfriend Blues” that have been hounding me for weeks. Cause who the fuck needs a girlfriend when you have MOTHERFUCKING SKYRIM.
So yeah, next few days Imma be posting all the Skyrim stuff i can get my mitts on. Till friday at least, where upon I will cease to exist anywhere that is not in front of my xbox.