I am Liz:
horrible speller;
slow reader;
bookworm;
southpaw;
tea lover;
avid list maker.
heart breaker?

Homebase: Life As List
Twitter-sized: Liz Rambles

fastallein:

sleeping on the beach

fastallein:

sleeping on the beach

(via twotowns)

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"Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won’t either, for solitude will also break you with its yearning. You have to love. You have to feel. It is the reason you are here on earth. You are here to risk your heart. You are here to be swallowed up. And when it happens that you are broken, or betrayed, or left, or hurt, or death brushes near, let yourself sit by an apple tree and listen to the apples falling all around you in heaps, wasting their sweetness. Tell yourself you tasted as many as you could."

- Louise Erdrich  (via cafepourdeux)

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bikecrushdc:

#bikenyc #bikecrush (at The Gate)

bikecrushdc:

#bikenyc #bikecrush (at The Gate)

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"The man that I named The Giver passed along to the boy knowledge, history, memories, color, pain, laughter, love, and truth. Every time you place a book in the hands of a child, you do the same thing. It is very risky. But each time a child opens a book, he pushes open the gate that separates him from Elsewhere. It gives him choices. It gives him freedom. Those are magnificent, wonderfully unsafe things."

- Lois Lowry, Newbery Medal Acceptance Speech, 1994 (via outofprintclothing)
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(via teachingliteracy)

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"Be the one who nurtures and builds. Be the one who has an understanding and a forgiving heart. One who looks for the best in people. Leave people better than you found them."

- Marvin J. Ashton (via rainydaysandblankets)

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urbanoutfitters:

No plans. No worries.

urbanoutfitters:

No plans. No worries.

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"When you love something, you don’t threaten it. You don’t punish it. You fight for it. You take care of it. You put it first."

- Leslie Knope, Parks and Recreation (via theriverjordyn)

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"It is so easy to waste our lives: our days, our hours, our minutes. It is so easy to take for granted the pale new growth on an evergreen, the sheen of the limestone on Fifth Avenue, the colour of our kids’ eyes, the way the melody in a symphony rises and falls and disappears and rises again. It is so easy to exist instead of live. Unless you know there is a clock ticking."

- Anna Quindlen (via amandaonwriting)

(via teachingliteracy)

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