“Sometimes I remind myself that I almost skipped the party, that I almost went to a different college, that the whim of a minute could have changed everything and everyone. Our lives, so settled, so specific, are built on happenstance.”—Anna Quindlen, Every Last One (via thatkindofwoman)
Survived my first run in with a car today (in a bike lane on the way to work and a car tried to do a u-turn from a parallel parking spot as I was moving past it). Kudos to Portland’s speedy police and ambulance services. Was able to finish my ride to work with just some bruises and scrapes. Been meaning to bring the bike in for a tune up so now I will also have them straighten her out while she’s in the shop.
“You think when you wake up in the mornin yesterday don’t count. But yesterday is all that does count. What else is there? Your life is made out of the days it’s made out of. Nothin else.”— Cormac McCarthy (via thatlitsite)
Do you still feel younger than you thought you would by now Or, darling, have you started feeling old yet? Don’t worry, I’m sure that you’re still breaking hearts With the efficiency that only youth can harness