Me: posts a Bensidy fanfiction, ends it with “Chapter 2 Up Soonish!”
Also Me: Does not post Chapter 2 for literally two and a half more years.
Oops. But you know, I finally did, and I think that’s what we should focus on here 🤣🤣🤣
Go read it if you want! ❤️
My ancestors, watching me dump an entire stick of cinnamon, two cloves, an allspice berry, and a generous grating of nutmeg into my tea, sweetened with white sugar and loaded with cream, while I sit in my clean warm house surrounded by books, 25+ outfits for different occasions, and 6 pairs of shoes, in a building heated so well I have the windows open in mid-autumn:
Our daughter prospers. We are proud of her. She has never labored in a field but knows riches we could not have imagined.
I like this so much better than the idea that our ancestors would be embarrassed or ashamed of us for being “soft” or some crap like that.
My ancestors, watching me stuff my face with fried chicken while studying: She eats like an imperial concubine and can afford to study like am imperial scholar. WE MADE IT
She eats like an imperial concubine and can afford to study like am imperial scholar
But they didnt have a happy ending
People are angry over the ending of Anne with an E. Specially over the dismissal of Ka'kwets story. However, it was the most accurate ending that could have been given to the story.
The people of Prince Edward Island didnt rise and revolt against the Indigenous Residence Schools.
There was no mass uproar.
No plea to free the children.
There was pain and trauma.
So much that it has been theorized that suicide behaviors in Indigenous nations are linked to the trauma endured in Residence schools (Elias. Et al, 2012) (https://scholar.google.com/scholar?q=indigenous+residential+schools&hl=en&as_sdt=0&as_vis=1&oi=scholart#d=gs_qabs&u=%23p%3DaqZizYWtDHYJ)
Residential Schools werent abolished until 1996 and compensations for the victims of such abuse didnt happen until 2007. (https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/a-history-of-residential-schools-in-canada-1.702280)
There is no happy ending for Ka'kwet because there simply is no happy ending.
The only hope of a happy ending is that we dont forget the crimes that were committed against Indigenous peoples.
And we fight for their rights.
As soon as they mentioned a boarding school, I wanted to scream. Evil, disgusting places.
The Male Gaze According to Anne With An E
In her young fantasies, Anne saw herself as a princess, a fairy, a pirate. All were just impossible beings of romantical tale and myth… but on that night, when Gilbert gazed upon her, he saw a goddess.
@netflix: All the more reason to renew Anne with an E.
This scene was SO beautiful.
When the only person you know IRL who watches AWAE is catching up
Anne of Green Gables is crazy because marrying your schoolmate was not at all uncommon in the 1800s (esp. before the invention of trains that went everywhere). In fact, in the countryside and more rural areas it was expected. People typically didn’t travel far outside their bubble, and if they did it was because it was necessary. Think about your fifth grade class and having to pick someone from it to spend the rest of your life with. Think about it.
I mean….I’m glad I didn’t because I love my husband, but I’m still in touch with my 5th grade crush (who was also my 7th grade boyfriend, for two whole days) on social media and he’s a good dude. 🤷🏼♀️ We could have been/would be happy.
I’ve been having major River x Jayne feelings this past week and re-reading my fave fics and staring at those two in my tags.
It’s hard out here when you ship a small ship on a show that was cancelled over a decade ago!!!
Idk why I love Rayne so much, but I do. They shouldn’t make sense, but they do.
Hermione sending howlers to her kids on the Minister for Magic stationary.
The letterhead and all official insignia become part of the soundblast.
THE MINISTRY OF MAGIC OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND THE REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
THE MINISTER FOR MAGIC’S OFFICE
HUGO FREDERICK WEASLEY,
YOU BEST HAVE A WHOLE PRESENTATION ABOUT EXACTLY HOW YOUR NAME WOUND UP IN THAT BLASTED GOBLET AND MOST IMPORTANTLY HOW IT CAME BACK OUT. INTERPRETIVE DANCE RECOMMENDED. HAS OUR FAMILY’S TRACK RECORD TAUGHT YOU ABSOLUTELY NOTHING? I AM SURE YOU ARE AWARE THAT THIS IS ONLY A VANGUARD OF A PERSONAL APPEARANCE OF YOURS TRULY.
TOURNAMENT NOR BINDING MAGICAL CONTRACT WILL HAVE TIME TO KILL YOU AS I’LL GET THERE FIRST. I AM SO CROSS.
THE RIGHT HONOURABLE MADAME HERMIONE JEAN GRANGER-WEASLEY, MINISTER FOR MAGIC, ORDER OF MERLIN FIRST CLASS, SPECIAL ADVISOR TO THE INTERNATIONAL CONFEDERATION OF WIX, GRAND SORCERESS
WEASLEY’S WIZARD WHEEZES
DIAGON ALLEY, LONDON
YOU DONE COCKED UP, KIDDO.
I’M VERY FAMOUS.
Marriage is good and weddings are great but I hate modern wedding culture. You don’t need to bankrupt yourself to have a nice wedding. Stop supporting the wedding industry, stop buying outrageously priced engagement rings, stop spending 10k on a dress you’ll only ever wear once.
Coming from a professional event planner - weddings are egregiously expensive because companies openly raise prices at the word “wedding.”
Pro Tip - Never drop the word wedding while planning if you don’t need to. Most things can be for “an event you’re planning.” This obviously doesn’t include things like the venue, DJ (who needs specific wedding songs), and the wedding dress company if you’re going that route versus just buying a dress.
For my wedding I got “discounted” cupcakes, flowers, decor, bridesmaids dresses, groomsman attire, and invitations. I did this by either searching for things that aren’t marketed for weddings or not telling the companies I was working with it was for a wedding. Because honestly, most of the time they don’t need to know why you’re ordering.
These companies target people planning their weddings and markup everything the second “wedding” is said. And it’s said often because people assume the services change exponentially for weddings. They absolutely do not.
The best example are the cupcakes I had for my wedding. I used a designer cupcake store in town instead of spending $1000 on a wedding cake. If you place a large order of cupcakes with a cake tree for display - it costs about $150 for 100 (which is what I did). When you order their “wedding” package - the price raised to a $700 base for 100 cupcakes. The only other perk includes a “tasting.” Forget that. Our tasting was buying a few cupcakes in flavors we thought we’d like and picked three. It cost maybe $20.
What these companies do is scummy and targets people who don’t have information about the event industry.
I will yell it from the rooftops until people realize there’s a better way.
I still can’t believe that fanfiction is free
I sometimes have to pay for water, but with a phone and some wifi, I get to read whole novels about my favorite characters for exactly zero additional dollars
How goddamn rad is that
all the love to the fanfic authors who make this possible, y'all are the best
Anddddd whenever I feel crappy, I can reread the amazing comments people have left on mine, and know that for a few minutes, in the past, I made ‘em smile. I love that.
“our teeth and ambitions are bared” is a zeugma
and it’s a zeugma where one of the words is literal and one is metaphorical which is the BEST KIND
I didn’t know about zeugmas until just now! That is so awesome, everybody:zeug·ma ˈzo͞oɡmə/noun
- a figure of speech in which a word applies to two others in different senses (e.g.,John and his license expired last week ) or to two others of which it semantically suits only one (e.g., with weeping eyes and hearts ).
ISN’T THAT AWESOME??
#in english class in high school my teacher had us write our own zeugmas in class#and one guy came up with ‘he fell from her favor… and the window’#i am forever looking for opportunities to use that one
She dropped her dress and inhibitions at the door.
What’s this? My favorite rhetorical device showing up on my dashboard?
IT HAS A NAMEEEE!! OH MY GOD!!!
I LOVE THIIIIIS!!!
One I’ve loved was “on their weekend trip they caught three fish and a cold”
I love these they’re like a pun and a metaphor wrapped up into one neat phrase
OK this is amazing
I was pissssseeeddddddd
They have nine beverages between the two of them
i have that painting ai app on my phone so i went ahead and took the liberty…
What they have are five beverages and four waters. Water, by definition, cannot be a beverage.
The fuck do you mean water cant be a beverage?
So was anyone gonna tell me that water isn’t a beverage or was I just stopped to find out in a Tumblr post about thirsty celebrities
I beg your pardon tho
My life is a lie