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  • dream date?

    Asked by Anonymous

    I’ve gotten a lot of versions of this question in the past. I’m going to stick with the answer I’ve always given: simplicity is key. I like hanging out at a park, going to a bookstore, reading in a coffee shop. Netflix and cooking dinner together. Concerts are great dates. I think activities that promote revelation are wonderful. That’s a grand word, I know, but I use it simply to mean that activities that allow you and the person you’re on a date with to open up and reveal things about yourself are the best dates you can go on. You learn that he drinks almond milk instead of 2% in his lattes. Or that she hasn’t read Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury and oh my gosh how has she not read Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury? You vibe off of one another and are suddenly the most You that you can be in front of this person and it’s quite beautiful actually.

    So something like that. (Also: trips to In-n-Out. Swoon. Every time.)


    It feels like a Mumford & Sons kind of day, the slow realization that the trees will be changing soon, and that all the world will be released to the clarity of autumn. There is always a hint of romance in the air when the this season comes around, it brings back a joy that has been forgotten by the heat of summer, I am looking forward to a fall filled with excitement and hope.

    This song is for those who will love with urgency and not with haste, because they know that it is not about when you will love, but how you will love now.

    (via womaninthewoods)

    You can tell a lot about a person by the type of music they listen to.

    I was tagged by beardsleyjones to do this here thing. So here goes nothin’.

    You can tell a lot about a person by the type of music they listen to. Put your music on shuffle and write down the first 10 songs that come up. Then, tag 10 people to answer with their random 10 songs.

    1. "Wake Up" by Arcade Fire
    2. "Nazanin" by Good Shoes
    3. "Pensacola" by Manchester Orchestra
    4. "Feel" by Bombay Bicycle Club
    5. "Welcome Home, Son" by Radical Face
    6. "Fake Empire" by The National
    7. "A Father’s First Spring" by The Avett Brothers
    8. "The New Workout Plan" by Kanye West (HA!)
    9. "Transatlanticism" by Death Cab for Cutie
    10. "The Art of Peer Pressure" by Kendrick Lamar

    Okay. And the ten people I tag are going to be (don’t worry, dudes, if you don’t wanna do this ya don’t have to, I will not cry for the rest of the night I swear):
    renkellym, marinashutup, lesmontagnesnoirs, a-station-on-your-way, ironworthstriking, fateinmycoffee, jrdnnwlkr, womaninthewoods, h-o-r-n-g-r-y, and butobscurityisforever

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