1. "So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change their situation because they are conditioned to a life of security, conformity, and conservatism, all of which may appear to give one peace of mind, but in reality nothing is more dangerous to the adventurous spirit within a man than a secure future. The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun."
    — ― Jon Krakauer, Into the Wild

  2. I’m 29 and life is nothing like I thought it would be.

  3. This is the most recent picture of myself.

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  4. iluvyoumorethancake:


    “Nothing is worth more than laughter. It is strength to laugh and to abandon oneself, to be light. Tragedy is the most ridiculous thing.”

    Frida Kahlo

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  5. When you make chicken pot pie at home what do you out in it? My faves are leeks broccoli and asparagus.


  6. "Yes, false rape accusations happen. Run the protocol anyway. I’ve heard that perhaps the military has the highest number of ‘em. True or not, RUN THE PROTOCOL ANYWAY. Because in 15 years of investigating rape accusations, I can count those that panned out as false on one hand. Meanwhile, the one time I almost skipped the protocol, the one time I almost didn’t believe a petty officer, because I was naive as an investigator and a young woman, because her commanding officer described her as “a party girl, always late, always out drinking, don’t bother with this one”, she turned out to be the victim of one of the most brutal assaults I’ve ever investigated. She shouldn’t have still been -alive-, let alone up and making the accusation. So let me repeat: five false accounts in fifteen years. And one time I almost failed a woman ‘cause of the bullshit way it’s normal to talk about us. Take your shipmates’ word, and then run the protocol. Every. Single. Time."
    —  - JAG lawyer, speaking to my husband’s plant during Sexual Assault Prevention Month. (via circusbones)

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  8. fuckyeahethnicmen:



    Idris Elba  | GQ Magazine | October 2013


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  13. taraobrien:

    Hello my lovelies! Okay, so to celebrate me finally coming out of a massive artist’s block I want to do a little giveaway! 
    The prize is a custom portrait done by me- this can be anything, you, your best friend, your favourite singer, a dinosaur, whatever! 
    I will throw in a few more prints with the portrait once I’m sending it to the winner,because I’m fantastic like that. 

    You have 3 different ways you can enter (and you can enter as many times as you like-just don’t spam up people’s dash)

    1. Tumblr-Just Like and Reblog this photo,simples! 
    2. Facebook-Like my facebook page, like the photo and share it. 
    3. Instagram-Repost the photo and tag me in it @taraobrienillustration and #taraobrienillustration

    Each like/reblog/share etc counts as an individual vote and once the giveaway ends I will go through them all and enter each entry into a hat because I’m old fashioned and like doing it that way! 

    Any questions don’t hesitate to ask! You have one week to enter, the winner will be picked and announced on the 23rd of September! BEST OF LUCK! <3 <3 <3

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