A companion site for my main blog,
Byzantium's Shores:
Just another place
where I indulge my
various obsessions:
books, music, Star Wars,
Tolkien, food, astronomy,
Buffalo and Western New York,
cats, oddities, conundra, apocrypha,
serious thoughts, dreaming ruminations,
and pies in the face,
all of it in my trusty bib overalls.

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Contact: jaquandor AT gmail DOT com



A pie in the face is a wonderful thing
A pie in the face is a wonderful thing
A pie in the face is a wonderful thing

 

adventures-of-rosie:

I let Bonnie out on today around the living room today with the guinea pigs but I had to take a picture of her on my chair. Just look, she’s gonna be a proper little princess type character, I already know.

adventures-of-rosie:

I let Bonnie out on today around the living room today with the guinea pigs but I had to take a picture of her on my chair. Just look, she’s gonna be a proper little princess type character, I already know.

socialsteam:

Say ‘Yes’ to the Dungarees. Because Overalls are always in-season. 
Part of my #Friday folly series - which is basically an excuse to do silly things on Friday. 

socialsteam:

Say ‘Yes’ to the Dungarees. Because Overalls are always in-season. 

Part of my #Friday folly series - which is basically an excuse to do silly things on Friday. 

Another fine example of how overalls tease rather than conceal! Depending on the angle, you get different impressions of parts of Ms. Stefani’s curves. This is why overalls are awesome.

Anonymous asked
u take a lot of selfies. do u think ur pretty or smoething? ur not

iblamebuckybarnes:

astaraeltheseventh:

croatoendean:

hi there, anon. i didn’t realize i took a lot of selfies. thanks for the info. so, your question was whether i think i’m pretty. you already answered that no, i am not. 

and i have to agree, anon. i don’t think i’m pretty bc i’m not.

i’m fat.

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i always have a double chin.

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i constantly look like i haven’t slept in a week bc of my dark circles

and, i always look sunburnt. idfk why

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i have this white line across my nose that makeup can’t cover up 

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i have tons of wrinkles on my forehead. like what the hell? i’m 25

also, it’s the size of fucking texas

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i still don’t know how to smile in pictures bc i hate my fucking teeth

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my feet are flat. my hips are huge. my boobs are weird. i am covered in stretch marks. my voice is grating. my ears stick out two miles from my head. i am always fucking sweating and i’ve been asked if i was pregnant more times than i can count. 

so, you’re right. i’m not pretty. i can’t stand the way i look.

which is why it’s so fucking important that i post “a lot” of selfies. bc, anon, you’d better fucking believe that if i look in the mirror that day and don’t cringe, i’m gonna take a fucking picture to save that tiny little second. and GOD FORBID i show the world that i posses a little self love every once in a fucking while. 

TO ANYONE READING THIS: DON’T EVER LET SOMEONE MAKE YOU FEEL ASHAMED FOR LIKING THE WAY YOU LOOK—EVEN IF IT’S JUST FOR A SECOND. IF YOU LOOK NICE, YOU TAKE THAT FUCKING SELFIE AND YOU SHOW IT TO THE GOD DAMN WORLD BC THEY DESERVE TO SEE THE GOD/GODDESS YOU ARE!

that beard finally coming in? go ahead, bro. take a selfie.

you finally got that piercing you’ve been wanting? not really my style, but you’re fucking rocking it. take a selfie.

your boobs look awesome in that shirt? take a selfie.

you finally lose or gain that weight you’ve been working on? take a selfie.

your eyeliner look awesome? your new sunglasses make you look like  a celebrity avoiding the paparazzi? you killing that tux? you feel a tiny, rare level of self love? you always on a high level of self love? you just like your face? 

TAKE A MOTHAFUCKING SELFIE!

thanks for the question, anon. this one’s for you.

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good for you :D 

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All this needs is the canonical dropping of the microphone.

thehipstertrombone:

Take a look at this. It is a Buccin. It was a very popular instrument in the 1700’s, and the bell is a dragon. That is positioned overhead. HOLY FUCKING SHIT THIS IS COOL

thehipstertrombone:

Take a look at this. It is a Buccin. It was a very popular instrument in the 1700’s, and the bell is a dragon. That is positioned overhead. HOLY FUCKING SHIT THIS IS COOL

Day 1: Sunrise through the trees #100DaysOfHappiness

Day 1: Sunrise through the trees #100DaysOfHappiness

It’s time for Ask Me Anything, over on the main blog! But I’ll also entertain queries here, so fire away, folks!

It’s time for Ask Me Anything, over on the main blog! But I’ll also entertain queries here, so fire away, folks!

Starting this today! Luckily it’s 100 days of stuff that makes me happy, not maintaining a state of constant happiness for 100 days. Nobody can do that.

Starting this today! Luckily it’s 100 days of stuff that makes me happy, not maintaining a state of constant happiness for 100 days. Nobody can do that.

Synonyms for ‘red’ are useful for describing one’s cheeks, when one learns that the girl on whom one had a massive crush still has that one love note — you know, THAT one love note — nearly 30 years later…. #MemoryLane #AmnesiaLane

Synonyms for ‘red’ are useful for describing one’s cheeks, when one learns that the girl on whom one had a massive crush still has that one love note — you know, THAT one love note — nearly 30 years later…. #MemoryLane #AmnesiaLane