leonkumquat:

when my dad was in college he had a friend who told a girl he’d take her on a date unlike any other she’d ever been on and so he took her to the supermarket to watch the lobsters fighting in the lobster tank

they’re married now

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"

speech! speech!
we demanded.

it was
hell, he said.

"
- Charles Bukowski, Burning In Water Drowning In Flame (via introspectivepoet)
allcreatures:


A short-eared elephant shrew was born May 8 at the Zoo’s Small Mammal House. The short-eared elephant shrew is the smallest of the 17 living species of elephant shrew, weighing between less than one-third of an ounce and 1.5 ounces at birth. It is too early to determine the baby’s sex. Although the tiny shrew has been active since birth, it stayed hidden for the first few days of its life, which is normal. Keepers are now getting more glimpses of the shrew as it comes out of its den to explore. These insect-eating mammals’ name comes from their noses’ resemblance to the trunk of an elephant.

Photo: Clyde Nishimura, Smithsonian’s National Zoo (by Smithsonian’s National Zoo)

allcreatures:

A short-eared elephant shrew was born May 8 at the Zoo’s Small Mammal House. The short-eared elephant shrew is the smallest of the 17 living species of elephant shrew, weighing between less than one-third of an ounce and 1.5 ounces at birth. It is too early to determine the baby’s sex. Although the tiny shrew has been active since birth, it stayed hidden for the first few days of its life, which is normal. Keepers are now getting more glimpses of the shrew as it comes out of its den to explore. These insect-eating mammals’ name comes from their noses’ resemblance to the trunk of an elephant.

Photo: Clyde Nishimura, Smithsonian’s National Zoo (by Smithsonian’s National Zoo)

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"What I love about New York is… You may feel lonely at times, but you’re never really alone. You can always walk out your door and sort of walk off whatever it is that’s getting you down in a day because you see other people and their experiences and you realize that you’re not just in your own bubble and something about just walking those streets and getting outside of yourself, you know, just walk twenty blocks in a day and it just clears your head."
- Idina Menzel - New York Minute (via honey-im-home)

(via ameaningfulspecific)

[It’s a different phase in your life. You meet new people ’cause you’re a couple ... and then you just ... let your old friends slip away.]

It won’t be like that.

(Source: northernbluetwo, via bbcssherlock)