There is no special love exclusively reserved for romantic partners. Genuine love is the foundation of our engagement with ourselves, with family, with friends, with partners, with everyone we choose to love. While we will necessarily behave differently depending on the nature of a relationship , or have varying degrees of commitment, the values that inform our behavior, when rooted in a love ethic, are always the same for any interaction.
bell hooks, All About Love (via collardgreensneckbones)
been thinking about this a lot, lately
For those going on internet blind dates (or just traveling somewhere alone)
Kitestring is a simple webapp that checks up on you and sends a text message to your emergency contacts if you don’t respond by a designated time.
Enter your ETA and Kitestring will send you a text message to reply to. You can extend your check in time via SMS or check in early. If you don’t respond to Kitestring’s text message, your emergency contact(s) will get your customizable alert message. [x]
Okay so everyone knows that Bey can sing but not enough people know what she’s truly capable of vocally so I’ve compiled what I think are some of her best bg vocals and harmonies. She came up with most of [if not all] these arrangements by herself. It’s a little over 10 minutes long but it’s worth the listen.
0:00 - 0:20: Naughty Girl, 0:21- 0:30: Baby Boy, 0:31 - 0:52: Me, Myself & I, 0:53 - 1:10: Deja Vu, 1:11 - 1:31: Get Me Bodied, 1:32 - 1:40 - Move Your Body, 1:41 - 1:54: Upgrade U, 1:55 - 2:04: Freakum Dress, 2:05 - 2:10: Green Light, 2:11 - 2:34: Irreplaceable, 2:35 - 2:47: Disappear, 2:48 - 3:07: Smash Into You, 3:08 - 3:42: Halo, 3:43 - 4:05: That’s Why You’re Beautiful, 4:06 - 4:30: Single Ladies, 4:31 - 4:37: Ego, 4:39 - 4:54: Telephone, 4:55 - 5:13: I Care, 5:14 - 5:19: Best Thing I Never Had, 5:20 - 5:34: Party, 5:35 - 6:16: Love On Top, 6:17 - 6:32: End Of Time, 6:33 - 7:02: Run The World (Girls), 7:03 - 7:17: Dance For You, 7:18 - 7:36: Schoolin’ Life, 7:37 - 7:47: I Been On, 7:48 - 8:00: God Made You Beautiful, 8:01 - 8:12: Rise Up, 8:13 - 8:36: Pretty Hurts, 8:37 - 9:18: ***Flawless, 9:18 - 9:23: Superpower, 9:24 - 10:02 - Standing On The Sun (my personal favorite), 10:03 - 10:19: Part II (On The Run), 10:20 - 10:50: Grown Woman
a million smiley faces with hearts for eyes