It occurs to me that there are other towns. It occurs to me so violently that I...– Dorothy Parker, “My Hometown” McCall’s 1928 True.
And got this news in the TSA checkpoint after having said goodbye to Sara with a mega ugly cry face. I am remedying this day with beer and french fries and probably apple pie in a second. THANK YOU EVERYONE WHO VOTED FOR ME. ONWARDS.
It doesn’t matter because intellect is neutered.– hollandchase on the androgyny of intellect.
THANK YOU EVERYONE I MADE IT INTO THE TOP 10.
I love you ALL! Now let’s hope that the judges like the music! The criteria is “creativity” 20% , “originality” 20% , being “compelling” 60%.
thegiantsquids asked: I hope you make it :) Your music is amazing.
port-wine asked: You have a really beautiful voice, I hope you win! Good luck!
kingcheddarxvii: If my sister gets back into the top 3 by the time voting ends, she will cover How Do I Live as a thank you to the Homestucks who helped get her there! So there’s that. DONE & DONE.
lemonfirefighter asked: I just wanted to let you know that All Good Cowboys has been stuck in my head and that with a quiet guilt, I had to download your album for free. One day I will have the money to properly support you.
“All Good Cowboys”//”With Arms Outstretched (Rilo Kiley Cover)” The Bedroom Sessions — Mercy Bell, Maryanna Sokol, Julie Peel, and Jax de Leon Yup, vote for me to go to Bonnaroo. You can all vote EVERY DAY until 4/16. One more time, vote me into Bonnaroo!!! (You can also download my album for free here at mercybell.com)
Ashley Judd raises many a good point, writes... →
jennyowenyoungs: I highly recommend you read this piece in its entirety… However, I am familiar with the stunting effect glowing screens have on attention spans, so I’ve taken the liberty of putting together a highlights reel from Ashley Judd’s piece which appears on The Daily Beast. From the introduction: The Conversation about women’s bodies exists largely outside of us, while it is also...
The assault on our body image, the hypersexualization of girls and women and...– Ashley Judd, “Ashley Judd Slaps Media in the Face for Speculation Over Her ‘Puffy’ Appearance” Smart, fierce lady.
inedible-tofu asked: Just popping in to say that I think your voice is amazing and you're a wonderful lass!
steelpalm-deactivated20121227 asked: love everything you do! hopefully those competitions were in your favor because you deserve it : ) enjoy the week! xox
You can never compete with someone who loves what they do, so why be subpar at...– my sister Ana-Maria