Pulaar Proverbs (My Favorites) (via mikadoo)
Baasal warataa kono na tampina
Poverty does not kill but makes one tired
Si bahe cumɗi gooto fof ñifata ko waare mum
If the beards are all on fire, each person must put out his own beard
ɓe nengasa ɓe ne nguuba yaajay kono luggidtaa
If some are digging and some are burying it will be wide but never deep
Mawɗo ina jooɗoo yi'ii cukalel ɗaroo roŋku yi'ude
A seated elder sees what a standing child misses
I hate this place right now. The thought of spending another year here for grad school terrifies me. I want my friend to come home from africa. I want my other friend to answer her damn phone. I want to shake my friend to her core and open her fucking eyes. I want to ask my friend for advice, even though he probably shouldn’t give it. I want to scream and cry and say everything I...
Can’t sleep. Can’t stop crying. Can’t believe this is happening. Can’t forgive. Can’t forget. Can’t stop thinking about you. Can’t feel any worse. Can’t see the silver lining. Can’t trust. Can’t feel anything. Can’t stop feeling. I am damaged and I can’t be fixed.
To me, baseball is better with tradition, baseball is better with history,...– Maybe I’ll be more interested in Cubs season next year and not just bide time until hockey season! New Chicago Cubs manager THEO EPSTEIN, during his introductory press conference today. (via ESPN.com)
Today was a really fucking long day. I really need to stay in and do homework, but of course it’s my friends birthday. It’s always “my friend’s birthday”. I’m starting to think I have too many friends. Seriously. I have too many little groups of people who all request my presence. This is such a ridiculous problem to have, and I guess I’m blessed to have...
Today I was told that if I applied to the peace corps, I most likely wouldn’t get in. And the “most likely” was just the recruiter being nice. She wanted to say no. I need at least 2 years of volunteer experience or to suddenly become fluent in some obscure language. I get it- I need to convince them that PR is indeed a useful background to have abroad, especially for community...