To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.

W. Somerset Maugham (via desperatelyseekingstories)

bellecs asked
Happy birthday, darling!!

Hey thanks!! :D

storyinmyeyes asked
Happy Birthday! :D

Thank you! :) And Happy Birthday to you, too!!

artieshaw asked
It's your birthday right?! I hope you have/had an amazing day! You deserve it!

It is!! Holy wow thanks for remembering!!! :D

Said “Chuck says yo” out loud to my siblings because someone said chuck in the show we’re watching and i dumbly thought they’d know what i was referencing.

peek-a-dillo:

Angela Lansbury has been made a dame at Windsor Castle today
Dame Angela, who was previously awarded a CBE, was born in Poplar, east London, but moved to the US during the Second World War after the death of her father Edgar, who was a politician.
Her award is for services to drama and to charitable work and philanthropy.

peek-a-dillo:

Angela Lansbury has been made a dame at Windsor Castle today

Dame Angela, who was previously awarded a CBE, was born in Poplar, east London, but moved to the US during the Second World War after the death of her father Edgar, who was a politician.

Her award is for services to drama and to charitable work and philanthropy.

katiefielding:

So happy my friend Stephanie referred me to this bookstore, John K King Books, to explore today.  Its a Detroit gem.  So many floors of so many books, and quirky signs and organization galore.  Reminds me of Capital Hill Books in DC, but only 10 times bigger. 

pbssecretsofthedead:

"Mona Lisa" artist, Leonardo da Vinci, was born on this day in 1452. Did you know in September 2012 a secret da Vinci painting was uncovered? It was a portrait of a younger Mona Lisa that predated the Louvre masterpiece. Learn more in "The Other Mona Lisa" - it premieres this July!

pbssecretsofthedead:

"Mona Lisa" artist, Leonardo da Vinci, was born on this day in 1452. Did you know in September 2012 a secret da Vinci painting was uncovered? It was a portrait of a younger Mona Lisa that predated the Louvre masterpiece. Learn more in "The Other Mona Lisa" - it premieres this July!