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I thought I was going to school to be other people, but really, what I learned was to be myself - accepting myself, my strengths and weaknesses.




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From the Bookshelf of Steve Rogers 

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On Steve’s Bookshelf (from left to right):

Never Surrender: A Soldier’s Journey to the Crossroads of Faith and Freedom (2008) by Lieutenant General William G. Boykin, a Conservative Christian activist later reprimanded by the Army for the disclosure of classified information and tactics. 

The Art of War attributed to Sun Tzu: ancient Chinese military treatise.   

A Moveable Feast (1964) by Ernest Hemingway: a memoir of Hemingway’s time in Paris during the 1920s. 

All The President’s Men (1974) by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward: the investigation of the Watergate Scandal which led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon. Fun Fact: Robert Redford starred in the 1976 film adaptation of the same name.

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Dispatches by Michael Herr (1977): a memoir of the journalist’s experiences during the Vietnam War. 

Madam President: Shattering the Last Glass Ceiling (2000) by Eleanor Clift and Tom Brazaitis: a history of women in politics, leading up to Hilary Clinton in the 2008 Presidential Election.   

George H.W. Bush by Timothy Naftali (2003): a biography of President George H.W. Bush. 

Barack Obama: The Story by David Maraniss (2012): a biography of President Barack Obama. 

The Night Stalkers: Top Secret Missions of the US Army’s Special Operations Aviation Regiment (2008) by Michael J. Durant , Steven Hartov, and Lieutenant Colonel Robert L. Johnson: a history of the Army Special Operations Aviation Unit, which delivers Special Forces troops (typically) by night.   

The Second World War: An Illustrated History of WWII by Sir John Hammerton, editor (1999-2000): A ten-volume series on the history of WWII. 




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jennifermorison:

America’s a free country but you can’t stand in the oval office 




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"I think I’m surprisingly different in real life than what people expect or what people project on to me. I’m not actually that awkward, I don’t think. I think people see me as this sarcastic person that doesn’t care about anything. But, on the contrary, I’m pretty emotional and sensitive and I care a lot about things and people. I think in moments where the spotlight is on me — like if I’m doing a talk show — my defenses come into play and maybe that’s why people see me that way. But, I think my sarcasm is often a way for me to get through those moments. I mean, if you came over to my house, I’d make you a cup of tea and be probably really interested in you."

 - Aubrey Plaza for Refinery29 [x]



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I was really nervous about getting my bangs trimmed because I’ve never gotten blunt bangs cut in Tally so I ended up going to the most expensive place in town, but I now realize their expensive for a reason because this is easily the best cut my bangs have ever got. They look so natural for being just cut (like they’ve had a couple weeks to grow out) and the stylist was really nice and awesome and he had this cute little square business card he gave me and I’ll think I’ll spend the 12 dollars to go to him every other month.




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Karen Gillan for InStyle UK (September 2014)




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Alexander Ferrario at PFW S/S 2015 (via)

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Alexander Ferrario at PFW S/S 2015 (via)