"I realize now that the people who bullied me were not evil. They were kids, living with their own fear and pain. Some of whom were dealing with trauma and abuse that I never even could’ve imagined. Now that doesn’t justify their behavior, but it does help me to understand that it really wasn’t about me. Their treatment of me was not a reflection of my value as a human being."
John Green, On Middle School Misery; 11/19/13 (via musictoasoul)
Hey, I wrote a song about The Fault In Our Stars and it would mean a lot to me that nerdfighters could hear it. I wanted to write it in the perspective of both Gus and Hazel. I really hope you like it… greetings from Nicaragua
With the TFIOS movie coming (soon, I hope) I felt the need to re-read the book. And, oh, I cried all over again. I also felt the need to draw my version of Gus and Hazel. I’m really proud of how it came out.
“Lonely, vaguely pedophilic swing set seeks the butts of children," I said.
He laughed. “That’s why.”
“That’s why i like you. do you realize how rare it is to come across a hot girl who creates an adjectival version of the word pedophile? you are so busy being you that you have no idea how utterly unprecedented you are.”
Last year when I was looking at houses I saw a DFTBA doormat at Urban Outfitters. By the time we were in the new house they had stopped selling it so I made my own. You can learn how to make your own on my blog