After the mix-up with the IndieGogo page on Wednesday, I was finally able to confidently make my contribution to the P4A this year. :) Still deciding whether or not to also get John Green’s preview book…
Also, huge thanks to everyone at IndieGogo and FirstGiving for being so kind and quick dealing with refunds for the donations that were automatically charged $100!!! Definitely some good customer service for both those companies. :)
I love drunk John Green excited about the spelling bee. I LOVE the spelling bee. I’m glad my idol does as well. :)
I feel like there are two kinds of people in the world. There are people who walk on sidewalks, and people who, if there is a ledge nearby, will instead hop up on the ledge and walk there, arms out and balancing. I’m a ledge walker.
You know what they say, “Give a cat a banjo, and he’ll play the banjo. but teach a cat to fish, and he’ll probably forget the banjo and spend most of his time fishing. Because cats like fish.”
My final word: don’t follow your dreams … chase them. With a stick, or a shovel, or whatever you have handy. Get that [bleep]ing dream!
You can love someone so much. But you can never love people as much as you can miss them.
I Am Not a P#$$Y - this video contains mild swear words.
In which Hank rants about being taunted while riding his bike (which is, btw, very unsettling) and then talks a bit about bullying and he he dealt with it (he didn’t) and how you should deal with it (survive.)
The thing about bullies is that they are weak people. The bike taunting story is true, but it’s also a metaphor. Bullies bully because they are weak, not because they people they’re bullying are weak. Their weakness makes them so frightened that they have to find some way to feel stronger.
And, of course, the person getting bullied also feels tremendously weak and inferior, but it’s important to realize that bullying does not come from a place of strength, it comes from weakness and fear. The more they bully, the weaker they become.
This is why I am unsurprised to discover that many of my physically weakest friends are in fact the most brave.
Reblogged for the video description as much as the video.