my seventeenth birthday is in a few weeks…and I’m actually kind of sad…i really like being sixteen
but if your sixteen you cant be the dancing queen
thank u little bread stick that made me feel better
this is the best thing to happen to one of my text posts
lottieofmillhaven, we need to add this to the queue!
Everyone should watch Sky High for the sheer fact that there is a character whose mother is a superhero and father is a super villain and the kid’s name is Warren Peace.
Warren Peace, man.
He also looks like this, if that helps at all
This movie is ridiculously underrated and the fact that they didn’t get to make it a four-part series like they had planned is a tragedy
it is five thirty in the morning and I am awake with period cramps and trying to distract myself with internet until they calm down enough that I can go back to bed, and something (cat?) just made a scary alien noise by the front door and I am NOT getting up to look! It can either abduct me and take me to the space ship and just get it over with,or it can go in peace. I just wish it would stop trilling.
I was tagged by vivaterpsichore and I think I’m the only one she tagged who isn’t a ballerina.
Rule 1: always post the rules. Rule 2: answer the questions the person who tagged you asked and write ten new ones. Rule 3: tag ten people and link them to the post. Rule 4: actually tell them you tagged them
The questions I was asked:
1. Do you have an obscure issue or topic that you’re passionate about?
I am extremely passionate about haunted houses. This will be my seventh October acting in one. It’s challenging because it’s interactive theater where the audience is in your face and sometimes, because you’re frightening them, they startle and hit you by mistake.
I don’t post pictures to my Tumblr because I know a lot of my followers are survivors of trauma, and my character is an angel that was captured, had it’s wings cut off, and has been fighting for it’s life ever since. There is a lot of stage blood and my makeup makes me look fresh from a fistfight. I let my hair tangle wild and climb the walls while taking pot shots at the demons that imprison me to allow other souls to escape. My character’s name is Jael, and Jael has been building an army of lost souls.
2. What would make the world a better place if everyone understood it?
When trying to solve a cultural problem, the solution will not come from acting as though we already live in an ideal society. If the people being hurt keep saying there is a problem, you do no one any good by saying, “I don know why, it doesn’t hurt me.”
3. Do you have a favorite part of your body/appearance?
I really love my stomach. It’s not flat; it has this little pouch under the navel that developed after I graduated college and got a desk job, and it has a little bit of peach fuzz which is inexplicably blonde, despite all the other hair on my body being dark, reddish brown. The skin is really smooth and soft, and I have a freckle to the right of my belly button (my right, not yours) that looks like it’s in orbit. It’s my belly button’s friend and they go everywhere together.
4. If you could make it so one event in your life never happened, what would it be?
Oh goodness this is hard. See, there was a time I would have said the knee injury that kept me from dancing seriously after high school, but it directly put me on the path that made me realize I have a talent and love for writing, which directly set me on the path that introduced me to my fiancé.
A lot of ugly things have happened to me recently, but I think I’m in a better place in a lot of ways because of them.
My only regret is pouring so much of my life into my last job. It wasn’t worth it and I’m still healing from the breakdown it gave me. But that was a series of events. And I know the patients I helped out are grateful.
You know what? I want to take back whatever the hell it was that made me so allergic to kiwi that being in the room with one for more than a few minutes could kill me. Fuck that moment.
5. One place you want to visit before you die?
Ireland. Oh god, Ireland.
6. Dream job?
You got me. I want to be a ballerina. Really, really bad. Always have.
I also want to be a novelist.
And an astronaut.
And I think performing a ballet in zero Gs and writing a memoir about it would be the most badass thing that ever happened ever. Ever.
7. What’s the best decision you’ve ever made?
Signing up for an exchange student program and visiting Japan. It was a wild whirlwind of excitement and hijinks. Even if the trip there was an odyssey in and of itself.
8. One aspect of your life that you’re proud of?
I’m proud of having published a short story, even if the ezine that published it went under and no one can see it any more.
9. What’s one way you’ve changed over the past couple of years?
My self-confidence took a major blow. But I also learned how damn resilient I can be.
10. Favorite piece of art (including music, dance, etc.)?
You’re going to make me pick, aren’t you?
Currently? “The Drowning Girl” by Caitlín R. Kiernan. It is one of the most masterful pieces of writing I have ever encountered.
But also, there’s this artist I went to college with named Lindsey Guile who has been doing some awesome work on the human form and body-image and everything she touches is freaking amazing.
Ok, ten questions from me:
1) When you were a kid, what book/movie/song did you insist on reading/watching/listening to over and over again?
2) What was the best vacation you ever went on?
3) What is your favorite type of cookie?
4) Have you ever seen a ghost?
5) What first brought you to Tumblr?
6) What is your favorite piece of clothing or jewelry?
7) Dawn or dusk?
8) What do you create?
9) What is the last TV show you marathoned?
10) What song do you sing in the shower?