the ugly earring

ug‧ly [uhg-lee] offensive to the sense of beauty; displeasing in appearance

natural selection

In societies with very little education and very little close work there’s very little myopia. It might be that this is an unintended consequence of modern life.

(the end of nerdom?)

(tiger’s eye heart pendant)

(photo: my mom, the style icon)

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dig deeper (and don’t stop)

“I cannot think of the deep sea without shuddering at the nameless things that may at this very moment be crawling and floundering on its slimy bed, worshipping their ancient stone idols and carving their own detestable likenesses on submarine obelisks of water-soaked granite. I dream of a day when they may rise above the billows to drag down in their reeking talons the remnants of puny, war-exhausted mankind —of a day when the land shall sink, and the dark ocean floor shall ascend amidst universal pandemonium.”

~H.P. Lovecraft

(what’s under the water is of great importance.)