When they were introduced, he made a witticism, hoping to be liked. She laughed...– David Foster Wallace
Oh, darling, you will be good to me, won’t you? Because we’re going to have a...– Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms
Do you take pride in your hurt? Does it make you seem large and tragic? … Well,...– John Steinbeck, East of Eden
Go ahead: Laugh if you want... →
“Go ahead: Laugh if you want (though you’ll benefit your brain more if you smile), but in my professional opinion, yawning is one of the best-kept secrets in neuroscience. Even my colleagues who are researching meditation, relaxation, and stress reduction at other universities have overlooked this powerful neural-enhancing tool. However, yawning has been used for many decades in voice therapy as...
Turn and Face the Strange
I’m moving to Seattle in a month. Alone. And nervous, but excited. I’ll miss Portland like hell, but I need to transfer schools so…any followers out there Seattleites? ‘Till then, I’m just gonna absorb myself in Breaking Bad and Doctor Who marathons.
Going to California by Led Zeppelin
n. the exhilarating dread of finally pursuing a lifelong dream, which requires you to put your true abilities out there to be tested on the open savannah, no longer protected inside the terrarium of hopes and delusions that you created in kindergarten and kept sealed as long as you could, only to break in case of emergency.
Fiction is one of the few experiences where loneliness can be both confronted...– David Foster Wallace
So… I’m currently watching Episode 1 of the first season of Doctor Who. I’ve never seen any beforehand. Happy New Year.