“She gets me out of the house.”
"Look, I need you to read and sign the employee manual. Details a lot of the workplace policies. One of them is, um, proper workplace attire."
“If her sister climbs, she climbs. If her sister makes a face, she makes a face. If her sister says something, she says the exact same thing.”
“My younger sister died when I was seven. I remember my mom asking if I’d seen her, and we searched the whole house, and discovered her beneath some hurricane shutters. We think that she climbed up on them to play, and they fell down on her. My strongest memory from that day is these two young girls, holding open our front door when the paramedics arrived. I can see them clearly in my memory, but I don’t know who they are. I may have just invented them, but I like to think that they were angels.”
HELLO WORLD HERE I AM
"Do you know what you want to be when you grow up?"
"I’d say 20 percent of the people sleeping at my shelter want to improve their condition, and become self-supporting. Another 30 percent are mentally unstable. And it seems the other 50 percent have just grown comfortable with being taken care of, and don’t have any plans beyond smoking or drinking. It’s this last 50 percent that make it so difficult for the 20 percent of us who really want to change our lives. But they actually motivate me. Because I never want to be like them."
I asked him to tell me his favorite song. He strummed randomly on the guitar a few times, and said: “That one.”
19 days in the hospital straight plus a week before that my colon is a war zone me against me IV nutrition dependent trying so hard to eat but who wants to eat with volcanoes in your belly erupting sadness my body is a 12 year old girl who is she my mind is someone else’s too the steroids give me…
my girl. love youuuu.