A World Full of Whimsy

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This blog got sidetracked by the decline and death of my partner.  I hope to start posting again after my grief wears off a bit.

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Shouldn’t Harry Potter have been able to see the thestrals from the first time he took the carriages to Hogwarts? Even if he didn’t consciously remember it, he saw his mother die.

Uruk Hai enjoying some free time during Battle in Helm’s Deep

"My dancing Uruk-Hai!" - said Saruman, never.

(Source: cfergusons)

If more men said “don’t be that guy” to each other instead of “not all men” to women… what a wonderful world this could be.

- JennyJo (via theremina)

As if this isn't hard enough

zoekeating:

On May 13 an MRI found 20 tumors in my husbands brain. On May 15 he could barely breathe and was in a lot of pain. A CT scan that day revealed he had a softball-sized tumor in his lung, tumors in his other lung, his liver and possibly his bones. On our way home from the imaging center our primary…

My hate for this is enormous, especially as I sit death-watch for my beloved partner Jay Lake, who’s at the end of his cancer journey.

I don’t care about your sympathy. I don’t give a s—- that you feel sorry for me. Get to work and do something. I’ll tell the president the same thing if he calls me. Getting a call from a politician doesn’t impress me.

- Richard Martinez, father of victim in Santa Barbara shootings, speaking to politicians. (via washingtonpost)

How did the Harry Potter movies do such a fabulous job with Luna and such a lousy job with Ginny?

Do you have to be of a certain age to find this funny? It always makes me LOL.

Do you have to be of a certain age to find this funny? It always makes me LOL.

(Source: rudy)

rampaigehalseyface:

If you consider yourself an MRA, please unfollow me now.

If you think the “friendzone” is a legitimate thing, please unfollow me now.

If you think that that murderer’s actions are in any way validated by what the women around him did or didn’t do, please unfollow me now.

If you can look at what happened and honestly tell yourself you agree with the same things he agreed with, I want nothing to do with you. Please unfollow me.

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gunrunnerhell:

And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier’s tomb, and beauty weeps the brave.” - Joseph Rodman Drake

. Never forgotten