The time I lived in Africa, and other stories.

Charm City bred. Southern girl at heart.

what matters most is how well you walk through the fire

 Charles Bukowski (via feellng)

Sometimes you climb out of bed in the morning and you think, I’m not going to make it, but you laugh inside — remembering all the times you’ve felt that way.

Charles Bukowski (via feellng)

peacecorps:

Since 1961, almost a quarter million Peace Corps Volunteers have served in 139 countries, tackling some of the world’s most important challenges!

peacecorps:

Since 1961, almost a quarter million Peace Corps Volunteers have served in 139 countries, tackling some of the world’s most important challenges!

A single gentle rain makes the grass many shades greener. So our prospects brighten on the influx of better thoughts. We should be blessed if we lived in the present always, and took advantage of every accident that befell us.

—Thoreau - Walden (via sylvanhills)

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