hello my darlings!
as you may have noticed i’ve been in a forced hiatus because i’m in a place where the internet totally sucks and i can barely even load tumblr BUUUUT i’ll be home next tuesday so until then i’ll just try and build my queue up again
2014 was one of those years that started out like “THIS IS GOING TO BE GREAT!!!” and its halfway through and we have a war going on, a deadly disease has been spread, countless shootings have happened, racism is alive, more people have been leaving living things inside of hot cars, and robin williams is fucking dead
That’s true, but you know what else is true?
Over 60 girls and women captured in Nigeria have escaped. We are so much closer to curing HIV and AIDS. Uganda has decriminalized homosexuality (which was punishable by death). Two US states have legalized gay marriage this year (making it 19 states with marriage equality in total), and 12 have struck down their bans and are awaiting approval. We’re fighting racism and sexism as hard as ever, and more and more representation is available for us in the media. More young people are becoming aware of the great injustice in this world. This war is gonna end soon. An 8-year-old girl has become the first to beat brain cancer. Robin Williams is dead, but he left nothing but laughter and happiness and truth as his legacy. More and more soldiers are coming home to their families. More children are going to go college this year than ever, and that rate is only ever increasing. More girls in the Middle East are going to school, and standing up for their rights, thanks to Malala. Young girls are inventing more and more things that are fucking revolutionizing our world, from everywhere- even in places you don’t expect them to come from.
Today, millions of people will have babies, and kiss the loves of their lives, and get married, and hold hands, and sing in the shower, and have sex, and read books, and laugh (billions of people will laugh today), and tell secrets, and dance, and dream, and get promotions, and write, and draw, and fall in love.
I know it doesn’t seem like it. I know that you’re tired of this. But have faith. Things are getting better. Believe in humanity. We have come this far. We’re not gonna give up yet.
SOMEONE PLEASE NOMINATE QUINTO TO DO THE ICEBUCKET CHALLENGE YOU JUST KNOW HE’S DYING TO PICK OUT THE PERFECT FILTER AND LOOK HIS USUAL COMBINATION OF SEXY/RIDICULOUS IN FRONT OF A CAMERA OK
matt bomer challenged zach like 3 days ago and i’m still waiting for this hipster-ass ice bucket video to be made
Just in case anyone thought we were out of reasons to love Sam, not only did he just let Steve and Natasha hide out in his house with zero notice when he barely knows either of them, he picks up enough of what’s going on from their conversation to figure they could use help and immediately volunteers. Nevermind that he barely knows any details behind what they’re up to or why, or that aiding/being associated with “the two most wanted people in Washington” puts him at obvious risk, or that he’s already expressed contentment at no longer risking his life on a daily basis, he is in, no questions asked. What, you can’t risk being arrested to kidnap that important person you need to interrogate? Nah man, that’s for me to do. Check out my credentials, I got this.
Bones is a very confident lover. Confident in his abilities to give pleasure, I mean. He’s really nervous and shy when it comes to someone lavishing their attentions on his naked body. He likes to be in control, but not because he likes to have power over his sexual partners. Mostly because he likes to feel safe and prefers to give than to receive.
As for Jocelyn, there are two distinct personalities that exist in my mind for her, depending on the type of story I’m including her in.
My first and favourite is that she’s a high-powered lawyer with so much brains and money she doesn’t know what to do with it all. She’s sharp as a tack, beautiful as the sun, and never misses a chance to do whatever she feels is best for her daughter. Smart, confident, forceful, loving. She’s cautious about letting Leonard back into Joanna’s life because his alcoholism and frequent extended absences did a number on her as a toddler and she’s even more impressionable at the age of 12. She doesn’t hate him for what he did or how he handled things - she understands his guilt and shame. She just doesn’t want it bleeding into her daughter - not when Joanna is still happy and carefree and barely starting the 7th grade. And she knows how to get what she wants, so Leonard is only allowed video calls and a couple of weekends a year. For now, until things get better.
My second headcanon for what she’s like is more calm and simple. I see her as a no-makeup and a floral sundress kind of mother, barefoot in the yard and always baking pies. She works at a local business in the town she grew up in - probably a bakery or a mom and pop diner. She has laugh lines and a deep tan year round and she only divorced Leonard because it was too hard to love a man who wouldn’t let her in after his daddy’s death. She’s happy now and she and Leonard get along, if they don’t actually enjoy each other’s company. He spends a week at their house in the summers and they laugh about old times and remember to skip over the bad ones. She’s smart as hell and fights like the devil if she needs to, but she’s sweet as pie and eager to help anyone who needs it. Most often, that person is Joanna, so she does her best to provide a stable, happy home for her daughter.
I just really love Jocelyn and I feel like everyone hates her for what she did to Bones, but can you imagine having your husband slowly devolve into the mess we saw on that shuttle? Imagine him shutting you out and drinking all the time and allowing conversations to escalate into shouting matches. She walked away just as wounded as he did and I won’t hear a single word in denial of that.
destroy the idea that lily is constantly scolding james
destroy the idea that lily is hermione from the 70s
destroy the idea that lily is the polar opposite of james
destroy the idea that lily is “too strong” to cry
destroy the idea that lily is prone to physical or verbal abuse
destroy fanon lily potter 2k14
I think it’s because you can see a future here. A happy one.
what a cruel fate that a man who took such comfort from the touch of others had to die with nothing more than the feel of cool glass at his fingertips