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“We are the children of a technological age. We have found streamlined ways of doing much of our routine work. Printing is no longer the only way of reproducing books. Reading them, however, has not changed.” Lawrence Clark Powell (via observando)
4AM
michaelmoonsbookshop:

old books
19th century leather bound books with marbled page edges

michaelmoonsbookshop:

old books

19th century leather bound books with marbled page edges

books 

July152014
8AM
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The State of The American Dog

"America is two countries now—the country of its narrative and the country of its numbers, with the latter sitting in judgment of the former. In the stories we tell ourselves, we are nearly always too good: too soft on criminals, too easy on terrorists, too lenient with immigrants, too kind to animals. In the stories told by our numbers, we imprison, we drone, we deport, and we euthanize with an easy conscience and an avenging zeal."

"We are not a pure country or a country that values purity. We are a country of adoption, a country of rescues, a country of mutts. At least that’s how we like to think of ourselves. But we are also a country that likes to create idylls of its own good intentions and then penalize what doesn’t fit."

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7AM

Band of Outsiders Double Wall Ceramic Traveler - Rainbow and black, 12 fl oz

(Source: store.starbucks.com)

7AM
“First forget inspiration. Habit is more dependable. Habit will sustain you whether you’re inspired or not. Habit will help you finish and polish your stories. Inspiration won’t. Habit is persistence in practice.” Octavia E. Butler, Bloodchild and Other Stories (via observando)
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