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how to treat yourself like a princess ✨

- begin your days with tea and lemon (especially the mornings in which you feel the most down) in a designated tea cup

- turn your space into your castle: floral prints on the walls, antique brushes and bottles, fresh flowers on the bedside table

- choose a beautiful, favourite symphony to be your personal princess theme song

- remember how deserving you are, even of the most simple things (i deserve to feel the sun on my skin, i deserve to take an extra-long shower today, i deserve to feel loved by myself)

- every now and then, remember this simple mantra: “life is short. buy the dress.”

Imagine being Dean’s daughter and announcing to him that you are dating Jack.

“Him?” Dean’s rough voice broke the heavy silence that had set between the two of you “You are dating him?” he all-but-growled as he stared deeply in your eyes.

“Well, I- I wouldn’t say exactly dating yet, he’s not that familiar with the term and I’m-”

“Yet?!” Dean exclaimed, his voice coming slightly high-pitched “Yet? You mean this will keep going on?!”

“Well, yes dad of course it is!” you huffed, rolling your eyes “That’s why I am telling you, because this is actually important to me. And maybe Jack doesn’t quite understand the terms yet but I know that his feelings are real, that all of this between him and I is real as well.”

“Which again brings me back to my original question: Him?!” he looked at you with so much shock it made you groan and cross your arms over your chest.

“Will you try to be a little less surprised, please? I thought you’d be a little less shocked at your daughter-”

“Dating the son of Lucifer? Oh yeah!” he cut you off full of sarcasm and a hint of angst “Why the hell would I ever mind that (Y/n)?!”

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The “Silent Raid”

A crowd gathers around the captured L49 in France.

October 19 1917, London–The British had gotten much better at shooting down German Zeppelins, and the Germans had to resort to new tactics to avoid the British defenses.  Eleven Zeppelins crossed the North Sea on October 19, arriving after sundown.  They rose to a height of over 21,000 feet to avoid British fighters and anti-aircraft guns.  Unfortunately for them, winds were much higher at that altitude, blowing up to 60 miles an hour, and the fleet was scattered and sent off course. The crews were also not used to operating at such an altitude, and the lack of oxygen hampered the crews’ abilities.

Only one of the eleven Zeppelins, L45, actually bombed London, causing 83 of the 91 casualties from the raid, mostly around Piccadilly Circus.  The British defenses did not fire on the Zeppelin, possibly because they did not see it through the mist, or because they knew they could not possibly hit it at that altitude and did not want to give the Zeppelin any clues as to its location.  As a result, the raid would be known as the “Silent Raid” in Britain.

The Zeppelins were scattered over Britain, and struggled to make their way back home to Germany.  Four of them made it back with little incident, returning over the North Sea, Belgium, or the Netherlands.  The remainder were blown over Northern France, almost paralleling the Western Front in places.  L55 seemed to realize it was heading to far south, as it was approaching Paris, and made a hard turn to the left; they made it back to Germany, but crashed on landing.  L52 and L53 only reentered German airspace permanently over Alsace-Lorraine.  L44 was destroyed by French anti-aircraft fire over Lorraine at an altitude of 19,000 feet, killing all aboard.  L49, attacked by French fighters, was forced to the ground and captured intact by the French north of Besançon.

L45, which had bombed London, was blown far to the south and eventually ran out of fuel, made a rough landing in Provence; the crew burned their craft and surrendered to local authorities.  L50, quite lost, thought they were in luck when they saw L49 landed below.  They soon realized that the French had captured her, and tried to rise as quickly as possible, before attempting to land again in an extremely steep dive of around 30 degrees.  The Zeppelin grazed some woods, shearing off the main gondola; most of the men on board were thrown off or took the opportunity to jump off at this point; they were soon captured by the French.  Without the main gondola, the Zeppelin was propelled upwards again.  Of the four men left on board, two were thought to have been killed in the crash, but the other two were likely left trapped on an uncontrollable airship drifting southward.  They passed over the captured crew of the L45 in southern France, sporadically pestered by French fighters.  At 5:30PM, the Zeppelin drifted out to sea and was never seen again.

Today in 1916: Penultimate Sortie of the High Seas Fleet
Today in 1915: “The Thirty-Nine Steps” Published
Today in 1914:  German Fourth Army Attacks at Ypres

Sources include: Randal Gray, Chronicle of the First World War; Arthur Banks, Atlas of the First World War.

Richie: Yo what are we about to do?

Eddie: Yo, drink this vodka  down the hatch

Eddie: *chugs vodka**squints and spits*

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not to be emo or anything but i just remembered that minhyun and sungwoon got there first win without their groups

and today, nu’est got their first win without minhyun

and jbj will probably get a win soon and that means that taehyun and sanggyun will get their first wins without their groups

and than the water works started bc i wish they would be able to share their first wins with their original groups