the things I enjoy
ladymagi:

Come hither and gather round, children.
I’ll tell you a story of what happened after I asked a wonderful Charlotte for a commision again.
Being an absolute joy to work with, she put up with my ridiculous requests and produced the most amazing likeness of my GW2 OC, Mes.
Mesme Rey is her full name, she’s a mesmer (no kidding, you wouldn’t be able to tell from her name, right?). Mes is a Norn, tough and forceful, with sarcastic sense of humour and unending patience for Trahearne (her companion), who continues to exploit her good will. She is the Commander of the Pact, saviour of the Lion’s Arch and… well, she pretty much single-handedly killed the Elder Dragon.
And because of Charlotte, now she can frame her portrait and flail her arms around and make the weirdest sounds. (okay, that might be me)

So, I’m reblogging this now to remind all of you that Charlotte is accepting commissions again!

ladymagi:

Come hither and gather round, children.

I’ll tell you a story of what happened after I asked a wonderful Charlotte for a commision again.

Being an absolute joy to work with, she put up with my ridiculous requests and produced the most amazing likeness of my GW2 OC, Mes.

Mesme Rey is her full name, she’s a mesmer (no kidding, you wouldn’t be able to tell from her name, right?). Mes is a Norn, tough and forceful, with sarcastic sense of humour and unending patience for Trahearne (her companion), who continues to exploit her good will. She is the Commander of the Pact, saviour of the Lion’s Arch and… well, she pretty much single-handedly killed the Elder Dragon.

And because of Charlotte, now she can frame her portrait and flail her arms around and make the weirdest sounds. (okay, that might be me)

So, I’m reblogging this now to remind all of you that Charlotte is accepting commissions again!

ofgeography:

so here’s a fun story about this movie. guess who loves this movie? me! i do! i love this movie. i love this movie so much that when i was in the 7th grade and i saw “first wives club 2” on pay per view i was like: HELL YEAH!! FIRST WIVES CLUB TWO!! NO ONE TOLD ME THERE WAS A SEQUEL!!!

here’s the synopsis for first wives club 2:

disgruntled first wives take their ex-husbands’ new lovers under their wing.

sounds great, right? awesome viewing material for a precocious 11-year-old.

so i buy this movie, and like, three minutes into it i’m starting to feel suspicious?? like it’s really low quality and my girls are nowhere in sight?? how come none of the first wives are the same?? how come they’re alone in a bedroom with mood lighting?? why is she taking off her shirt?? why are they both taking off their shirts?? WHY ARE THEY—

here’s what i did not know about first wives club 2:

  • it is a lesbian porno of no relation to the beloved 1996 classic.

so of course i, horrified that i’ve accidentally bought porn on my family’s account (and in that state of panic that kids work themselves into whenever anything regarding sex is mentioned), quickly shut off the TV and go upstairs and watch an episode of veggie tales to like, cleanse my soul and apologize to jesus, and that’s that.

EXCEPT, OF COURSE:

  • you have to pay for pay per view.

so the end of the month comes and i have completely put this incident out of my mind, haha, i accidentally bought porn, how funny, TELL NO ONE. right? and i’m sitting at a nice dinner with my mother, my stepfather, and my very religious aunt deb, and we’re just talking about farm things, whatever, when suddenly my mother puts her fork down and says, “okay, there’s something we need to discuss. as a family.”

  • AS A FAMILY.

and i’m like, running through a list of people i know who could conceivably be dead, and fantasizing about my mother announcing that she’s going to buy me My Own Computer Just Because U Earned It Kiddo, and she pulls out a piece of paper that says DIRECTV across the top. and i’m like: OH NO.

"i received the tv bill today," my mother said, and i was like, shoveling potatoes into my mouth as fast as i could because i knew that when i went to PORN PRISON they weren’t going to feed me this kind of quality starch. "does anybody want to tell me who purchased the pornography?"

as a reminder, a quick table survey:

  • my mother, surprised and disappointed by the porn bill (innocent)
  • my stepfather, a grumbly old cowboy who just wants to sing along to kenny chesney and watch the hunt for red october (innocent)
  • my aunt deb, a super religious catholic whose best friend is a nun named Sister Placid (innocent)
  • me, the 11-year-old with a mouthful of potatoes who definitely purchased the lesbian pornography

silence.

my mother said, “i’m not going to ask again.”

silence.

my aunt looked at my stepdad. my stepdad looked at my aunt. NOBODY LOOKED AT ME, THE 11-YEAR-OLD WITH A MOUTHFUL OF POTATOES WHO DEFINITELY PURCHASED THE LESBIAN PORNOGRAPHY.

my mother shook her head and put the bill down. “this was incredibly inappropriate,” she said. “skip, deb, whoever. buy that shit on your own time. i’m not paying for it. what if molly had seen it?”

  • WHAT IF MOLLY HAD SEEN IT?

"don’t expose my kid to that crap."

  • DON’T
  • EXPOSE
  • MY KID
  • TO THAT CRAP

"if you want to watch porn, fine, but do it in private and don’t expect me to pay for it. i can’t believe one of you did that in the living room."

  • I CAN’T BELIEVE ONE OF YOU DID THAT
  • IN THE LIVING ROOM

but molly, why didn’t you own up to it and explain that it was an accident?

  • are you fucking kidding
  • i did not want to go to porn prison

the fun conclusion to this story is that i never owned up to it, which means that there are 3 people in the world who have not solved the mystery of the lesbian porn. a quick survey:

  • my mother, who lives every day wondering whose porn she paid for
  • my stepfather, who probably wishes he knew less about his wife’s sister’s porn preferences
  • my aunt, who probably wishes she knew less about her sister’s husband’s porn preferences

but molly, why don’t you own up to it now, with the safety of time and distance and the knowledge that porn prison isn’t real?

  • are you fucking kidding
  • this is the best thing i’ve ever done

alphaflyer:

Stunning.

fitness-food-and-fandom:

So delicate Flowergirls by Lim Zhi Wei / Love Limzy, Malaysian artist.

these are amazing

all those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain.

Shepard is my battlemaster.
labellefilleart:

The Coronation of Napoleon, detail of Josephine, Jacques-Louis David 

labellefilleart:

The Coronation of Napoleon, detail of Josephine, Jacques-Louis David 

Firefly: meet the washburnes

micdotcom:

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