Caught my dog looking like he's ready to save Gotham
USA Today published this infographic about marijuana smuggling from Colorado, but showed it coming out of Wyoming instead
I'm so excited about my Frodo costume!
At the bookstore
Came home to find that Ladybird had made a lovely dress out of her favorite blanket
Author Tomi Adeyemi holding a copy of her book for the first time
Every night while my husband is playing video games
My fiancé went out of town, and my dogs don't know what to do with this information. They just follow me around, staring tragically at me in hopes that the situation will resolve itself.
The precise moment at which my dog realized he was about to be thokked on the head by a tennis ball
A better constipation ad
The exact moment I knew she was the one I wanted to take home from the shelter
TIL Danielle Steel writes at a gigantic desk shaped like her own books. It's a tacky and ridiculous power move and I totally respect it.
I think my dog may be experiencing an existential crisis.
Four years later and they're still best buddies
Don't write down to your readers. Stan Lee's advice to writers looking to break into comic books. [800x800] [OC]
Shy kisses from my bigger dog to his new sister, just after we adopted her
The latest Publishing Paths chart by Jane Friedman
Vacuum cleaners are mean and scary
Um, fellas? That's not really how this is supposed to work.
I thought there was only one snek protectin my garden, but snek was mama! Dis v curious baby noodle
Been seeing a lot of this death-for-the-sake-of-death pattern since Game of Thrones blew up
I made honeysuckle simple syrup from the bush in my back yard. It pairs nicely with whiskey and gin, and yes, I am aware that it looks like a jar of pee.
Romance author Sarah Hogle’s solution for when her parents want to read her books, but they’re full of sex scenes
Clever cover for Amsterdam-based magazine de Volkskrant [540x774] by Javier Jaén
Pitch generator chart for your next novel (via Electric Literature)
Caught my cat in the act of definitely not trying to smother my dog
Julia Child and the off-camera staff required to help during filming
Ladybird is the epitome of poise and grace
MRW my sister and I are going through my grandmother's house and find her WWII dog tags, the papers promoting her to Captain of her US Army Medical Corps unit, and a half-charred uniform that caught fire when the plane she was riding in was nearly shot down over Germany
I just can't win
Bought my dog a new bed over the weekend. Came home yesterday to find her wearing the cover.
My aunt enjoys adult coloring books, and my mom wanted to get her a gift. Mom ordered from Amazon without looking very closely and was embarrassed when this arrived. I've never even heard of that last one!
This wedding dress makes it look like chiffon is fwooshing out of your ass
Awhile ago, I mentioned that my pets wait outside the door when I'm in the shower. I particularly enjoyed today's pose.
He hates baths, but insists on guarding me while I shower
Every morning when I open the bathroom door after my shower
There is an 80-pound dog in my lap because he is afraid of being catslapped.
Quoth the Raven, I can't believe I've done this.
Things that make my cat freak out: insects, dust specks, bread, rugs, water droplets, bottle caps. Things that apparently don't faze him at all: large dogs wrestling mere inches from his face.
This is by a dude, but he may as well be one of us at this point
My grandma is a WWII veteran, and her hospice nurses brought these things and did a small tribute to her service
MRW I'm having a blast mowing the lawn but the neighbor dude interrupts so he can tell me how shitty my husband is for letting me do yard work
Mr. Tall-Dark-and-Handsome here charms the whole neighborhood with his roguish smile
One of my dogs was adopted later in life, and she doesn't really understand tug-of-war. My other dog often tries to teach her, with limited success.
I could watch this for hours
Ladybird's pretty smile warms my heart
My friend's dog is insanely photogenic... and a bit of a hipster.
Jurassic Park poster by Matt Taylor
Hi, I'm the head chef. [Skyrim]
These two have been buddies since they were little
If I look them in the eyes too long, I find myself irresistibly compelled to bring them handfuls of treats.
Writers love to cite Hemingway's apocryphal (and sourceless) advice, “Write drunk, edit sober.” Just found this contradictory quote from a December 1964 Writer's Digest interview with Hemingway and thought it was funny.
When my dog was a pup, his ears crossed over his head.
As he evacuates...
As the plain, clumsy protagonist sets off to destroy the Evil System with her two love interests
Hope this isn't too serious. Friend of mine who served as an army medic made me feel better about some of the ugliness today.
Found a nasty spider bite on my cat's leg yesterday morning. This was his opinion of the trip to the vet and the antibiotic shot he needed.
Romance author Sarah Hogle offers a solution for when your parents want to read your book, but it’s full of sex scenes
MRW I see comments shitting on the upcoming Star Wars film because its primary protagonists are a woman and a black man
Folklore, legends, myths and fairy tales... - L. Frank Baum [800x800] [OC]
Sometimes my dogs laze around in the sunshine and listlessly do this for an hour or so
It took a while before my dog's ears figured out which way to point
Why are you on the computer when there’s so much dog here that needs petting?
MRW I visit my alma mater for a five-year reunion and all of the students look like babies
Nice clean Raspberry Pi packaging by Design Ranch in Kansas City, MO
Ho ho ho.
This Portuguese firefighter rescuing a puppy from a hole
It took my dog a while to grow into his ears.
My 10-year-old red-eared slider, Artichoke, eager to explore the rest of the house while I clean his habitat
Sahara (aka Sarah), who earned the title of world’s fastest land mammal in 2009, with her companion, an Anatolian shepherd named Alexa (x-post from /r/aww)
Just accepted my second promotion in two months, and while I'm starry-eyed about the opportunity (and the paycheck), I am TERRIFIED that I'm going to fuck it all up
Interesting passage from a 1932 issue of Writer's Digest in an article by H.G. Wells, The Future of the Novel, in which he discusses the increasing focus on politics and current events in novels of his time.
Went camping in a chilly area with my nephew, who has cerebral palsy. Fortunately, he had my brother's dog to keep him warm.
When we first adopted her about a year ago, she had lived on the streets her whole life. She was emaciated and didn't know how to sit, or stay, or lie down, or even play with toys. Today we played fetch for the first time ever.
She got stuck in the hole she chewed in her blanket
Wile E. Coyote
My grandmother picking peaches on her parents' orchard in Wynne, AR, in the mid-1930s. This photo was featured in the local paper at the time.
These two goofballs escaped from the back yard and turned up at the bank down the street about 10 minutes later. I request humorous theories about why a dog would go to a bank in order to quell the seven heart attacks I had while they were gone.
My cat has to make sure I'm okay after I get out of the shower
I still have a long way to go, but after trying some tips from this sub, this is the first time I have EVER liked the way my curls look
Lonely lady just wants to be a grandma for Christmas
Serenity Crew, Where Are You? by James Hance
'A Wrinkle in Time' author Madeleine L'Engle answers the question How do you put the magic in your writing? (March 1990)
Found my dog suggestively gnawing his suggestively shaped chew toy
My future mother-in-law gave me this gorgeous gold filigree necklace to wear for the wedding. Her great grandfather crafted it by hand shortly after he immigrated to New York from Greece.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the woofs of the world.
My mom made this shirt for my husband. All hand-cut and sewn, from the base shirt to the logos.
He was so preoccupied with his bone that he stayed in this position for almost half an hour
I love my lesbian Facebook friends.
I feel personally attacked by the Chaotic Plantser description.
My other, smaller dog stole his toy, and he's too polite to go steal it back
Lil garter snek doin a real good job at protecting my garden
When my great aunt was born in 1923, the doctors said she wouldn't make it to age 12. She had the mind of a 6 year old, but she loved her dogs and cats (which she named either Whitie or Blackie), and she fearlessly defended her chickens from predators with a pitchfork. She died a few days ago at 95.
I WISH TO DEVOUR THE UNBORN.
My dog has been standing there for half an hour, too scared to move.
This hoopy frood insists on wearing his towel around the house after playing in the rain
Upgraded my Smaug costume with his gold belly and an Arkenstone, and decked out my office with a painting of the Lonely Mountain on my door, a pile of gold, and wall sconces.
Caught my dog looking particularly majestic this morning
But I was here first...
This eye on my aspen tree is weeping
He's a great listener.
Grandma found her emojis
Audrey Hepburn working with UNICEF at an Ethiopian food distribution center in 1988
My armor is like tenfold shields, my teeth are swords, my claws spears, the shock of my tail a thunderbolt, my wings a hurricane and my breath death.
Harsh, Google. Harsh.
In a way, the world-view of the Party imposed itself most successfully on people incapable of understanding it... - George Orwell [940 x 788]
This is the cutest thing that has ever happened in my house.
I have Tarantino movie periods, but the worst of it almost always falls on a Saturday when I don't work. Thanks for doing me a solid, uterus.
I think my cat may have uncovered some vast conspiracy
I get lost in these eyes
MRW what I thought was a relatively innocuous post performs well, but all of the comments are insane political rants
Once again my pets have arranged themselves by size.
Om nom nom
Spotted a big feature on Olly Moss with his Star Wars posters in this design magazine
My husband is Greek, so at our wedding, my mom and my husband’s mom posed with a bundt cake (à la My Big Fat Greek Wedding).
The floor is lava
Jurassic Park poster by Matt Taylor [750x1125]
A timely and pertinent footnote in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Knife handle made from a woman's rib that was removed to alleviate her thoracic outlet syndrome
It's finally Friday! Trolls, what the heck are you doing this weekend?
This big guy is looking particularly heroic today.
At the top of Google Trends today
His eyes when we're playing
Just started watching last night. I have never laughed so hard as I did at this.
Unexpectedly wholesome Twitter account
Champagne glasses with stems but no bases, so the only way to put them down is in a vase
My brother’s dog kept my nephew, who has cerebral palsy, warm during a chilly camping trip this weekend
The most important thing we can do... - John Glenn [526x526]
I was attending to my business in a stall in the women's restroom when I noticed something on the floor in the next stall over
A magnetized clock with a floating hand
My old beagle has hated my new dog since the day we brought him home from the shelter. Today, I walked in the door to find this...
A woman had this knife made from her rib that had to be removed because of a medical procedure
If I click it, will I feel more centered?
Graphite pencil carving by artist Cindy Chinn
His full name is Wolfgang Amadeus Meowzart, but I just call him Wolf
Tip from an article called There's Money in Comics! by Stan Lee, from a 1947 issue of Writer's Digest
I once read that black dogs aren't adopted as often because people can't see their facial expressions as well. My black dogs beg to differ.
I have a friend from Colorado who writes Halloween carols every time it snows in October. Yesterday's was zombie apocalypse-themed.
Questionable placement of the down arrow