Illuminate

Lauren. 24. Chicago.
I am a hopeful human being
& a constant work in progress.

Selfies.
Words.

redwoodcollective:

So around November a friend gave me a deer carcass for a project I’m in the process of cultivating. I left it hang in a tree over winter to dry out. Today, I went to take it down…but to my surprise, I found new life forming in the heart of death. 

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I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.
Arthur Rubenstein

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There was a ring around the sun today

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Matthew Gaydos,
Mosh Pits And Trampolines

matthewgaydos:

Well, Hank uploaded the first song off of his new CD, and it made me antsy to release some new music.

So, here is the first track off of my new EP “Mosh Pits And Trampolines”.
It’s called “Nancy” and it features the lovely Meghan Tonjes.

The full EP will be released on April 29th!

God, how I ricochet between certainties and doubts.
Sylvia Plath

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juste-love:

Sometimes I get into this mindset that i’m so old and that I have everything figured out. Then, like most people, I am reminded that I don’t.

Being in my twenties has taught me two very different things, I’m old enough to know a lot about myself but i’m young enough that I still have a lot to…

kevinfranzisamonster:

Mission log: Day 104. everything that I have

tylerknott:

Typewriter Series #749 by Tyler Knott Gregson

"What Boys Look For in Girls"

You have
galaxies inside your head.
Stop letting people
tell you
you cannot shine.
"For all those self doubters, take note" (via thosewhowork)

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Really want to make something like this.

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dodgingmirrors:

Tell Your Mama, 2014 

The little reminders we see everyday. 

The true mark of maturity is when somebody hurts you and you try to understand their situation instead of trying to hurt them back.
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