beedibix:

Help us move! <3

We’re a couple of artisans and their support cat, living as household staff in NYC and working for room and board; but our employers cannot afford to keep us on or pay their rent any longer, and so we’re having to move on. Since we worked for room and board, we couldn’t build up a savings, and have no severance pay. We are going to be looking for work as soon as we hit Minnesota, but first we have to get there, and feed ourselves when we do.Some kindly folk in the Twin Cities of MN have offered us a home, and a dear friend is flying up to be our driver, and a few kind folks here on tumblr have helped out; but getting from here to there, and being able to eat when we do get there, costs more than we have raised. We need just a little more to help cover the rest of the cost of renting a small van (not a moving van but a regular van), and feeding ourselves and our kitty cat while we’re looking for work. Even $6 buys a week’s worth of food for our kitty, so anything you can give would help.Our reward prizes will be unique to the fundraiser, but you can find examples of J’s work here at our Etsy shop. (J is the rainbow-haired one). You can get to our Gofundme page by clicking the photo, or this link here.

beedibix:

Help us move! <3

We’re a couple of artisans and their support cat, living as household staff in NYC and working for room and board; but our employers cannot afford to keep us on or pay their rent any longer, and so we’re having to move on. Since we worked for room and board, we couldn’t build up a savings, and have no severance pay. We are going to be looking for work as soon as we hit Minnesota, but first we have to get there, and feed ourselves when we do.

Some kindly folk in the Twin Cities of MN have offered us a home, and a dear friend is flying up to be our driver, and a few kind folks here on tumblr have helped out; but getting from here to there, and being able to eat when we do get there, costs more than we have raised.

We need just a little more to help cover the rest of the cost of renting a small van (not a moving van but a regular van), and feeding ourselves and our kitty cat while we’re looking for work. Even $6 buys a week’s worth of food for our kitty, so anything you can give would help.

Our reward prizes will be unique to the fundraiser, but you can find examples of J’s work here at our Etsy shop. (J is the rainbow-haired one). You can get to our Gofundme page by clicking the photo, or this link here.


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krudman:

the-average-gatsby:

thanks joffrey

What a great message. I wish all characters were this nice. Does anyone know what this is from?


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my sister: oh my god
me: what?
my sister: i just realized something
me: ?
my sister: gaston is a nice guy.
me: ...? um, no, sorry, he's an asshole.
my sister: no, no, no, gaston is a 'nice guy'. think about it. he spends the whole beginning of the movie trying to be friendly to belle. everyone else in that town thinks she's a bookish freak with a crazy man for a father, but gaston like, talks to her and sort of tries to take an interest in her activities and compliments her and stuff with the complete 100% expectation that she's going to pay him back by being in a relationship with him. he tunes out what she actually says because he doesn't really think of her as a person, just a pretty trophy who should react to him the right way if he does the right things.
me: huh
my sister: and then when she hooks up with someone else, he gets all angry and shouty and insists that this other guy is a monster and she's lost her damn mind because she was supposed to fall for HIM, not someone else, and then he goes and stirs up the townsfolk into an angry mob and turns the whole thing into a witch hunt over his wounded pride.
me: O_O
my sister: gaston is a nice guy.

5,980 notes | Reblog | 1 hour ago

drawthecurtainstarttheplay:

coca-cola-anne:

You may not be able to see your own beauty or love yourself but one day, someone will. You have only lived such a small part of yourself, you will never know what the future brings. So, keep going. Hold on. You are never alone. ♥


For my lovely followers whom I love dearly and would be very much aggrieved if I ever found out that they were gone.


170,766 notes | Reblog | 1 hour ago

fuks:

SAIL


293,382 notes | Reblog | 3 hours ago

I could not think of a better time to listen to Sailor Moon music.


3 notes | Reblog | 22 hours ago

mashable:

Don’t miss out on tonight’s lunar eclipse.


11,241 notes | Reblog | 23 hours ago

yulinkuang:

"Cath closed the book and let it fall on Levi’s chest, not sure what happened next." - Fangirl, by Rainbow Rowell

A photo montage scene adaptation, watch the companion video adaptation of another scene here.

Directed by Yulin Kuang

Starring Mary Kate Wiles and Denver Milord

Shot by Zack Wallnau
Colored by Valerie Chiang

One of my very favorite scenes from a book ever. I desperately want to make this feature so I can shoot this scene for really real I just nrgghARGHHHHH PERFECT SCENE IS PERFECT. If you’re craving a video adaptation after this post, be sure to check out our companion video here! :)

Much love,

Yulin Kuang
youtube.com/yulinisworking
youtube.com/shipwreckedcomedy


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lyrique86:

blackchildrensbooksandauthors:

Color My Fro: A Natural Hair Coloring Book for Big Hair Lovers of All Ages

31 big-haired fairies, mermaids, warriors, models, cheerleaders, and fierce divas grace the pages of this coloring book celebrating the beauty of black women and natural hair. At each turn of the page, a new natural hair inspired illustration greets you.

The Colorful Adventures of Zoe & Star: An Activity and Coloring Book

Tired of the lack of diversity in children’s coloring books? Meet Zoe and Star, two adventurous African-American girls who just love to have fun! Follow them throughout over 45 fun-filled coloring and activity pages that inspire creativity, promote self-confidence and celebrate diversity.

Crystal Swain-Bates…

holds a Master’s degree in International Affairs from Florida State University and is an avid world traveler. Crystal is an author and the owner of Goldest Karat Publishing, a boutique publisher of educational non-fiction titles, coloring books, and entertaining children’s books aimed at African-American audiences. Goldest Karat’s goal is to fill the diversity gap in traditional publishing by providing readers with high quality books featuring characters of African descent.

http://crystalswainbates.com/


I needed this.  I needed this so badly growing up.  This is wonderful and perfect.


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