Can we all please take a moment to admire the beauty of this cover of The Ring and the Crown by Melissa De La Cruz?
Skylight Books in L.A. When I first moved to Los Angeles and knew very few people, I knew I could spend hours here and feel at home.
And there’s a tree in the middle of the store!
thoughtsofaschoollibrarian said: I read Nantucket Blue last night and loved it! Thanks so much! I think I needed a fun, well-written beach read during all this cold!
I’m so glad! Thank you so much for telling me!
Marshall Vandruff, one of the best teachers I have ever had, on artist’s block. Said during a webinar done on Visualarium to advertise his upcoming online course on animal anatomy (source links to webinar) (via pale-afternoon)
THIS QUOTE HELPS SO MUCH OMG
Needed this! Today and every day.
I tend the mobile now
like an injured bird.
We text, text, text
our significant words.
I re-read your first,
your second, your third,
look for your small xx,
The codes we send
arrive with a broken chord.
I try to picture your hands,
their image is blurred.
Nothing my thumbs press
will ever be heard.
Girls reading outside a bookstore, New York or New Jersey, 1890-1910
Pictures of Nantucket in the snow are getting prettier and prettier! I can imagine being there right now, taking a snow-hushed, red-cheeked walk through town.
Photo via ack.net
photo via ack.net
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