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“I can’t promise you that you’ll ever live in a world where people don’t hurt your feelings. But I can promise you that if you keep on moving and taking one day at a time, the opinions and words of people who hurt you will matter less and less to you.”

 "All you can do is be honest and real with him as you get to know each other. Deciding not to play games is the best way to go because it keeps things simple: If he messes it up by playing around with your heart, you’ll know he doesn’t deserve you.“

“I love writing thank-you notes. There’s something very nostalgic to me about the feel of a card and putting pen to paper. How many times in our lives are we required to put pen to paper anymore?”

Iron helmet from a Vendel era (550-793 AD) boat grave in Vendel, Uppland, Sweden, Museum of History in Stockholm. (orig. photo in color - via: wiki user: Thuresson - Flickr user: Mararie - creative commons)


“In Swedish prehistory, the Vendel era (550-793) is the name given to a part of the Germanic Iron Age (or, more generally, the Migration Period)” (text via: spottinghistory.com)