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with their lying tongues

“What I say is perpetually contradicted. Each time the door opens I am interrupted. I am not yet twenty-one. I am to be broken. I am to be derided all my life. 71 more words


a simple one-syllable writer

“(And from this it follows that only the most profound masters of style can tell the truth, and when one meets a simple one-syllable writer, one may conclude, without any doubt at all, that the poor man is lying.)”

— Virginia Woolf, Orlando



This is what the university grounds look like when the sun is out. It’s 12 degrees today.

These are some plants that look like giant dandelions. 73 more words

the age of thirty

“When a man has reached the age of thirty, as Orlando now had, time when he is thinking becomes inordinately long; time when he is doing becomes inordinately short.”

— Virginia Woolf, Orlando


Part 6- Tremor… I’m All Shook Up

“Be yourself, everyone else is already taken.” -Oscar Wilde

“On the outskirts of every agony sits some observant fellow who points.” -Virginia Woolf

The program director for Raleigh Research called me up the other day and asked if I’d partake in a two-day overnight clinical trial to test a device which sticks to your skin much like a nicotine patch. 863 more words

Parkinson's Disease

a steady unquenchable thirst

“Also I wish to add to my collection of valuable observations upon the true nature of human life. My book will certainly run to many volumes, embracing every known variety of man and woman. 37 more words