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my name is maria. mar. marmalade. mrrh.

stuff written & drawn by me occasionally, maybe. usually just things i like (like you)
  • dokibots:

    haha! have fun at highschool today NERDS. i’m gonna be doing cool ADULT stuff like sleeping WHENEVER i want and CRYING 

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  • evilsupplyco:

    If you are an artist, when you get stuck, draw bigger and on tracing paper when you are stuck. Consider this manual photoshop. Use scissors, trace, refine.

    If you are a writer, when you get stuck, get a pad of paper and at least two colors of pen that contrast. When you get…

    I’m so pleased with how that ended

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  • @jessraac I miss my handstand friend 🙊…. But I kept the pegs warm and made the weekly sacrifice to the gator gods. #torontocircus #gatorchronicles #TSCA

  • prettycolors:

    #dee6ed

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  • edens-blog:

    beben-eleben:

    Jim Dingilian proves that a creative and skillful artist can create works of art with just about anything. By coating the interior of empty glass bottles with black smoke and then carefully brushing it away with tools mounted on dowels, he creates detailed and beautiful but dark works of smoke art that are dripping with a sense of suburban decay (via Bored Panda).

    are you shitting me

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  • metacogs:

    NPR just ran this fun piece about James Pennebaker’s work on pronouns and filler words, and how they signal status and romantic interest. Turns out we can learn a lot from the words we never think about: pronouns like I or you, fillers like “uh” and “um,” and “verbal ticks” like “like.” Word nerds, if you want to read up on the topic, check out these papers:

    Clark, H. H. & Fox Tree, Jean E. (2002). Using uh and um in spontaneous speaking. Cognition, 84, 73-111. — “Uh” signals a minor delay in your sentence, whereas “um” signals a more major delay.

    Arnold, J. E., Tanenhaus, M. K., Altman, R. J., & Fagnano, M. (2004). The old and thee, uh, new. Psychological Science, 15(9), 578-582. — “Uh” signals that the speaker will probably be referencing something new in their sentence that hasn’t yet been mentioned in that conversation.

    Fox Tree, J. E. (2006). Placing like in telling stories. Discourse Studies, 8(6), 749-770. — Using ‘like’ isn’t always vapid! An overview of the different ways ‘like’ is used in speech and what it signals.

    Kidd, C., White, K.S., & Aslin, R.N. (2011). Toddlers use speech disfluencies to predict speakers’ referential intentions. Developmental Science, 14(4), 925–934. — Kids use people’s “um”s and “uh”s to learn new words.

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  • londonmahina:

    "i wish for those hurting to heal"

    There’s a wishing tree a few blocks away from my house.

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  • (minor epiphany)

    The fact that we’re not right for each other here and now does not mean we will never be right for each other again, in any capacity.

    In no way does it reduce the incredible quality of all the time when we were so absolutely perfectly insanely right together.

    And I’m not wrong for missing those days nights afternoons hours minutes
    But I’m learning to miss them from here and now,
    instead of living in "remember when…"

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  • expllcit:

    countsassula:

    i love getting kissed on the forehead so much it’s like they’re saying “hey i’m gonna show you affection but i’m not trying to get anything out of this, i just want you to feel happy” 

    it’s in words

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