if i as a retail worker have to work with a dozen cameras pointed at me to deter me from stealing $10, cops should have to work with a camera pointed at them to deter them from arbitrarily maiming and killing people
i’ll always love you ‘cause we grew up together and you helped make me who i am. i just wanted you to know there will be a piece of you in me always, and i’m grateful for that. whatever someone you become, and wherever you are in the world, i’m sending you love. you’re my friend to the end.
— her (2013)
Personal Space Invader // Andrew Jackson Jihad
Be kind to those you love,
And be kind to those you don’t,
But for Gods sake you’ve got to be kind.
It’s been said that everything happens for a reason. I don’t know if I myself can believe in fate, but rather, the concept of happy accidents. We both seemed to have arrived here by accident. I still can’t thank Jackie enough for making you sit next to me at the bar all those months ago.
I’ve been told by my parents to find someone who complements you in a way that makes you the best version of yourself. I’ve never experienced a real love like that with someone until now, let alone with someone who is so immensely supportive, accepting, and caring as you are. You are the perfect combination of intelligent and hilarious. Your incredible wit is sometimes crippling, in the best sense of the word. This year has been one of the happiest years yet, and you are the reason. Some days I wake up next to you and try to figure out how I got to be this lucky to have such an awe-inspring man beside me.
"They both seemed to have arrived there with an extraordinary innocence as though a series of pure accidents had driven them together, so many accidents that at last they were forced to conclude that they were for each other. They had arrived with clean hands, or so it seemed, after no traffic with the merely curious and clandestine."
- Gave this to Stephen today for his birthday. Figure I could post it now that it’s with him.