“ I will not belittle my achievements.
“ Any act of writing creates conditions for the author’s possible mortification. There is, I think, a trace of shame in the very enterprise of tweeting, a certain low-level ignominy to asking a question that receives no response, to offering up a witticism that fails to make its way in the world, that never receives the blessing of being retweeted or favorited. The stupidity and triviality of this worsens, rather than alleviates, the shame, adding to the experience a kind of second-order shame: a shame about the shame.
— Mark O’Connell on Twitter regret: http://nyr.kr/JYaCMf (via newyorker)
just finished knitting the most massive infinity scarf ever. #blanketismorelikeit #caughtbeingcrafty #keepingitformyself 💁
“ A strong man can handle a strong woman. A weak man will say she has an attitude.