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Self-respect, Got it?

“Here, in its original layout, is Joan Didion’s seminal essay “Self-respect: Its Source, Its Power,” which was first published in Vogue in 1961, and which was republished as “On Self-Respect” in the author’s 1968 collection, Slouching Towards Bethlehem.​ Didion wrote the essay as the magazine was going to press, to fill the space left after another writer did not produce a piece on the same subject. 1,939 more words


Why hello there!

This blog is mainly about writing, though I stray from time to time to account for my unaccountable interests – as Douglas Adams so famously wrote, in life, the universe and everything! 770 more words

Books I Haven't Read

You’re probably thinking, “what kind of blog post is this?”, and that’s a very valid question. I recognize that it’s a bit odd, but as part of a general goal of self-improvement I’ve been working on time management skills recently, and have fully embraced the “work smarter, not harder” lifestyle. 490 more words


Wishful Thinking

So, everyday this week, I have been continuously reflecting on everything I did on that date 7 months ago.  Today is the 26th.  August 26th, 2014 was a fantastic day.  1,292 more words

Publis que nos encantan: Céline Summer 2015

Modelos: Joan Didion+Freya Lawrence+Marie-Agnès Guillot. Estilismo: Phoebe Philo. Fotografía: Juergen Teller.

Things We Love

Inspiration & Reevaluation

“We tell ourselves stories in order to live.” -Joan Didion

After some reevaluating, I’ve realized I want to do more with these posts than just discuss the color scheme and layout of my outfits. 312 more words


Joan Didion, The White Album, & California Culture

‘It occurred to me finally that I was listening to a true underground, to the voices of all those who have felt themselves not merely shocked but personally betrayed by recent history. 1,285 more words