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Monday's (Quite Tardy) List: Quiz Queen

This post is going to contain nothing but my results from personality quizzes around the Internet. If you were hoping for depth, wit, or originality, you’ll have to go somewhere else. 178 more words

Lists

Six Californias!? What about the great states of Chicago, New York City and Philadelphia (maybe?)

While I don’t foresee California being divided into six new states quite yet (hey, who knows though), I do concede that I can’t help thinking that the plan proposed by Silicone Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper is on to something about the shape of US states: maybe bigger isn’t always better? 1,751 more words

Chicago

July Birthdays

Short, pudgy, with dark hair falling down my back, I am nine and picking blackberries from the thicket in my family’s garden. It is July 11, my birthday, and I am in the backyard alone. 541 more words

Pushpins (Daily Life)

Inside out

Riley is the main character of the upcoming film Inside out. Up there in the picture are her emotions; Fear, Sadness, Joy, Disgust and Anger.  114 more words

Cartoons

How to be a good writer

They say in order to be a good writer you need to say what everyone else is too afraid to say. Be yourself, read a lot and write every single day. 896 more words

Minneapolis

Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Containers

Geneva‘s old center of town is historical and their downtown is filled with quaint little boutiques housed in old homes. It is definitely a nice place to visit. 158 more words

Photo Challenge