They Call Me Sweet Dee

Apr 22
Pretty day, pretty church #spring #baltimore #johnshopkins (at Episcopal Diocese of Maryland)

Pretty day, pretty church #spring #baltimore #johnshopkins (at Episcopal Diocese of Maryland)

Apr 21
Apr 21



The Most Beautiful Trees in the World

  1. Portland Japanese Garden, Portland, Oregon. Photo by unknown.
  2. Red maples trees path. Photo by Ildiko Neer.
  3. Most beautiful wisteria tree in the world. Photo by Brian Young.
  4. Yellow autumn in Central Park, New York. Photo by Christopher Schoenbohm.
  5. Amazing Angel Oak Tree, Charlston, Photo by Mark Requidan.
  6. Cherry blossom tree path, Germany. Photo by Shoeven.
  7. California in autumn. Photo by Mizzy Pacheco.
  8. Jacaranda trees in bloom, South Africa. Photo by Falke.
  9. Ponthus beech tree in Brocéliande forest, France. Photo by Christophe Kiciak.
  10. Beautiful cherry blossom road. Photo by unknown.


Apr 21





Ad Campaign by Amnesty International Switzerland

Switzerland are always forward thinkers.

this is one of the most humbling ad campaigns i’ve seen.

This is amazing

Apr 21
Apr 21

The complete Chaos Walking trilogy by Patrick Ness.

Apr 21


YAY! A Follower Milestone Rafflecopter Giveaway!

It’s international. The giveaway end on the last day of April. 4/30.

To enter click HERE

The Goodies:

  • 4 Winners get to chose 1 e-book of their choice.

To gain an entry point:


  • You must read the entire post.
  • You must be following me, bookphile, No Giveaway Blogs
  • Friend on goodreads
  • Reblog this post (no likes)
  • Tell me about your favorite book. This gets you 5 entries.  Read the rules for more info.
  • Follow on twitter (I’m branching out… )


  • You must be following me. no giveaway blogs.
  • Since these are e-books, you have to have either a nook or kindle app, they’re free for download, of if you can’t download, you can just get an webreader account. If you have a Kobo and Ipad… I think they only allow giftcards. I’d be willing to think about it. codeword: ice-cream.
  • To gain the extra five entries, you have to tell me about your favorite book, what it means and to you and why. Make it interesting! Don’t just tell me it’s your favorite book because you love that genre! Send it via Ask or Fanmail. I will be choosing my favorite entries to post, so at the end tell me if I have your permission to post your answer (with name hidden or given). This is a really good example of what I’m looking for.
  • You must be willing to give me the email connected to your e-reader so I can gift you the book.
  • You will have 24 hours to answer before I chose another winner.
  • a Rafflecopter giveaway
Apr 21

quote She said, ‘I’m so afraid.’ And I said, ‘why?,’ and she said, ‘Because I’m so profoundly happy. Happiness like this is frightening.’ I asked her why and she said, ‘They only let you be this happy if they’re preparing to take something from you.’

— Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner (via sexpansion)
Apr 21
Apr 18



See this… this is how it’s done.

No “you don’t look chunky, you look beautiful.”
No “you don’t look chunky” at all.

Just complete acceptance. Yeah, you look how you do, and how you look is beautiful. Mama gets it.

I love you, Mama.