Met Jon Scieszka and he signed my copy of The Three Little Pigs! Today 8 year old me would be pleased on how life turned out.

Oh, I can’t stop drinking the coffee. I stop drinking the coffee, I stop doing the standing and walking and the words-putting-into-sentence-doing.”

(Source: thegirlnamedchuck)

Weak coffee this morning (due to a lack of beans) = a necessary bottle of pop this afternoon. 

uicspecialcollections:

Check out our University Librarian, Mary Case, discuss UIC’s bid for the Obama Presidential Library!

reignofbooks:

THIS.

reignofbooks:

THIS.

butinmyotherlife:

All of these quotes are from actual challenges I found online.

My favorite one is for ttyl: “gramatically incorrect”

lego-stories:

In the library

  1. Camera: Canon EOS 60D
  2. Aperture: f/16
  3. Exposure: 1"
  4. Focal Length: 152mm

lego-stories:

Book monster

  1. Camera: Canon EOS 60D
  2. Aperture: f/5.6
  3. Exposure: 1/15th
  4. Focal Length: 152mm

Picked up Anna and the French Kiss and belatedly realized that I gave up on this before mostly due to her constant first world problem complaints within the first few chapters (she has complaints about everything from her fancy boarding school in Paris where she joins a group of friends pretty much from day one).