— Toni Morrison (via ethiopienne)
|Me:||How much time do I give it? When will I know it's ready?|
|Mother:||Focus on the bubbles, when the bubbles bubble a certain way you will know it's ready|
|Me:||I can't tell whether the bubbles are bubbling differently than before|
|Mother:||Get out of my kitchen.|
defend non-native speakers of english to the grave
defend people with stigmatized accents to the grave
defend speakers of marginalized varieties of english to the grave
I’ll always remember when one of my co-workers was telling me Filipinos had the worst accents and then I told her I was Filipino…
*cringes at 9 year old me*
*cringes at 13 year old me*
*cringes at year ago me*
*cringes at day ago me*
*cringes at future me*
*future me cringes back*
Sally Coulter (via tv-in-black-n-white)
I always love the quotes you post, Andi :) I’m over the quarter life crisis hehe.
( French idiom) A star among phrases for an untranslatable succinctness that sums up a pointless existence (subway, work, sleep). (via wordsnquotes)
My high school French teacher always talked about this, but I had no idea until I got a job..
Yessss, thank you.
how can we talk and write about being immigrant child and/or being the children of immigrants and the emotional complexities of it without painting our relationships with our parent/s as one-dimensional and as us always being the ones with their dreams and them being dreamless,…
Been thinking about this lately…