"The Ivory Bangle Woman", so called because of the jewelry she was buried with, was seemingly one of the wealthiest women in Eboracum, or Roman York (UK). Archaeologists have recently proved that she was African.
White people are new to the earth new to wealth new to power and do not want to admit that black people taught them everything they know about living outside of the cold climate caves
Sometimes you need to remind yourself that you were the one who carried you through the heartache. You are the one who sits with the cold body on the shower floor, and picks it up. You are the one who feeds it, who clothes it, who tucks it into bed, and you should be proud of that. Having the strength to take care of yourself when everyone around you is trying to bleed you dry, that is the strongest thing in the universe.
I absolutely needed to read that.
“Life doesn’t carry you that much, you have to go yourself. If you stand still on the conveyor belt, everyone else will pass you by, you have to walk and you can’t keep waiting for it to take you somewhere. You have to do something”— Juana Molina (interviewed by Silvia Demetilla for La Tundra Revista)
passive aggressive family members
"guess i’ll never be a grandma"
"guess i’ll never be an aunt"
"guess i’ll never be able to dress a niece/nephew"
stop feeling so entitled to my hypothetical offspring. it is not yours. it is mine. i will grow it if i grow it. and it will be mine. not yours. i am not an incubator which grants you familial titles. jesus. go away. this “have a baby i can play with” thing is so impersonal and insensitive and annoying.
Sara (to Tegan): Don’t fuck up my songs by dancing all weird.
Allow me to introduce you to the Red-eyed Crocodile Skink.
Since these guys were recently discovered (mid to late nineties), there isn’t a whole lot that is known about them, but I’ll share a few facts with you here.
- These guys can grow up to ten inches in length, though the average is more like seven.
- They’re pretty shy and choose to play dead as their defense mechanism.
- Other than geckos, these guys are one of the only lizards that vocalize. Their sound is described as a barking noise when they’re in distress
- Average lifespan is listed at around 6 years
resistance was futile
Update: YOU CAN HAVE ONE AS A PET.