I want to write until I run out of words...

My name is Melanie.
I like to write
but I also take photos
& talk about stuff
(see below)
...

42 Geeky Tattoos

rustybreak:

Taylor Marie McCormick

rustybreak:

Taylor Marie McCormick

Beautiful.

fer1972:

Obery Nicolas

1. Robin Wood

2. Marilyn

These are drawings. And they’re beautiful.

fer1972:

Old Hands Drawings by Javier Arizabalo 

3PM AT LAB

whatshouldwecallgradschool:

credit: katie

Thee are gorgeous

fer1972:

Raphael Vicenzi

WHAT?! I need this.
theatlantic:

Introducing the Post-It Desk, a Piece of Furniture You’re Supposed to Draw On

When you’re a kid, surfaces are made to be doodled on. Walls are crayon-canvases; wooden tables seem naked without some colorful finger paint prettying them up. It takes a while — from parents’ perspective, a very long while — for us to learn to contain our decorational impulses. Creativity, we’re gradually conditioned to accept, is best confined to paper.
The lesson must be learned, but the learning is sort of sad nonetheless. And it’s why I love this desk: a giant Post-it note that exists to be mucked up by random writings and drawings. The work of Lisbon-based designer Miguel Mestre, the desk is so retro that it’s actually cutting-edge. 
Read more. [Image: Designtaxi]

WHAT?! I need this.

theatlantic:

Introducing the Post-It Desk, a Piece of Furniture You’re Supposed to Draw On

When you’re a kid, surfaces are made to be doodled on. Walls are crayon-canvases; wooden tables seem naked without some colorful finger paint prettying them up. It takes a while — from parents’ perspective, a very long while — for us to learn to contain our decorational impulses. Creativity, we’re gradually conditioned to accept, is best confined to paper.

The lesson must be learned, but the learning is sort of sad nonetheless. And it’s why I love this desk: a giant Post-it note that exists to be mucked up by random writings and drawings. The work of Lisbon-based designer Miguel Mestre, the desk is so retro that it’s actually cutting-edge. 

Read more. [Image: Designtaxi]

my. life.

Newsweek: America's 25 Most Crime-Rattled Colleges (According to Science)

UConn, my alma mater, is number 8. Syracuse, my current school, isn’t even on the list. Moving on up, I guess. (Or, down, if you’re referring to the list). 

newsweek:

1. University of Alabama, Huntsville

2. Johnson & Wales University, Providence

3. University of San Francisco

4. Northern Illinois University

5. University of Central Arkansas

6. Morgan State University

7. Tennessee State University

8. University of…

And when he’s discovered, I’d like to know why he never answered my email requests when I was writing my min-thesis on street art in London last year.
thetangential:

Best/Realest Tweets of the Week, 6/10-6/16/12

And when he’s discovered, I’d like to know why he never answered my email requests when I was writing my min-thesis on street art in London last year.

thetangential:

Best/Realest Tweets of the Week, 6/10-6/16/12