a matter of infinite hope

A 3L stumbling into adulthood. Delights in hot tea, books of all shapes and sizes, film photography, oil paintings, and the kindness of strangers.

The top image is (c) me, taken in Grand Teton, Wyoming.

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This school makes it so hard to talk about failure, but I want you to wear your failures like a badge of honor. Make your vulnerabilities your strength, because it’s impossible to be strong if nothing ever makes you go weak in the knees. It is in the standing up to fight, again and again, where you prove your mammoth, indomitable, shining strength.
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Ariana Grande & The Weeknd,
My Everything (Deluxe)


Love Me Harder (feat. The Weekend) - Ariana Grande 


The police in Ferguson are spraying tear gas and arresting peaceful protesters and reporters (2 reporters so far). Christina Coleman is an NBC Channel 5 news anchor from St. Louis…Son.

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Arcade Fire,


Haiti | Arcade Fire

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Arcade Fire,
Neon Bible


Arcade Fire

"Keep The Car Running"

From Neon Bible


Andrew Wyeth - Distant Thunder, 1961

New York Movie, Edward Hopper

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Your compromise is out there.
Conversation with a friend.

Just remember: when you’re feeling miserable and it’s 4 am and your eyes are blurring, your client faces likely deportation or incarceration (or both!), and probably feels worse. 

Work hard. Then work harder. 

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Bon Iver,
Blood Bank

I’m in love with your honor