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—   Happy REDniversary ! (October 22, 2012)

“My experiences in love have taught me difficult lessons, especially my experiences with crazy love. The red relationships. The ones that went from zero to a hundred miles per hour and then hit a wall and exploded. And it was awful. And ridiculous. And desperate. And thrilling. And when the dust settled, it was something I’d never take back. Because there is something to be said for being young and needing someone so badly, you jump in head first without looking. And there’s something to be learned from waiting all day for a train that’s never coming. And there’s something to be proud of about moving on and realizing that real love shines golden like starlight, and doesn’t fade or spontaneously combust. Maybe I’ll write a whole album about that kind of love if I ever find it. But this album is about the other kids of love that I’ve recently fallen in and out of. Love that was treacherous, sad, beautiful, and tragic. But most of all, this record is about love that was red.”

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22.10.17 // this week’s bullet journal spread. couldn’t really do my usual scrapbook-y style bc i was busy this week, but i did set aside some time to paint 🎨 the quote is from the song Afterlife by Nothing But Thieves. also ft my physics notes for a test this tuesday (wml!)