“When the rain first began to fall, we didn’t see the bigger picture. We didn’t even want to. The bigger picture was for our parents to worry about. We were sixteen, seventeen, eighteen, and focused on more exciting things, like how many days were left before school let out. And Spring Formal and our dresses.
When it started, the only thing I cared about was kissing Jesse Ford.”
When I woke up this morning (too early), I saw that British author Patrick Ness, feeling frustrated and wanting to help Syrian refugees, pledged to match 10,000 pounds in donations to Save the Children.
It got my attention partly because I know that even famous authors make less money than you’d guess. And 10,000 pounds is a real chunk of change.
Also – people immediately helped him meet his goal. I think people all over the wo
Oooooh! Excellent prezzie came in the mail today! I freaking LOVE this concept (basically Back to the Future meets Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants) and can’t wait to see how lovely @proofoflex kills it. This baby has totally skyrocketed to the tippy top of my To Read pile! #proofofforever
#tbt to when I was a California girl, working in Children’s Television, chilling at a PBS conference with my man #GeorgeShrinks (my sister @bvivian is in that costume because our performer didn’t show!)
The plus side to being the only person at the office space on the weekend…shoes off, feet up, typing up a storm on the lounge couches. #changeofscenery #everybodysworkingfortheweekend #actuallyno #imtheonlyone #deadline (at The Beauty Shoppe)
This morning, I found a lipstick that I bought in Paris, along with a scrap of paper with a (previously forgotten) scene idea scribbled on it, inside a tiny pocket in my suitcase. DOUBLE SCORE!!!! 🎯🎯 #deadline #finallyunpacked (at The Beauty Shoppe)