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22. Just wandering through a world without meaning. Writer. Reader. B.A. of Psychology and going back for a Ph.D! Working retail rn...

Just finished this gem, The Devil in the White City. It's non-fic, but rendered beautifully in a novellistic fashion. It chronicles the World's Fair of 1893 from conception to its destruction amidst the backdrop of the turn of the 19th to 20th century, when America was going through social change and an economic turn for the worst. It also tells the tale of Dr. H.H. Holmes, America's first real serial killer and bona fide psychopath, who chose the World's Fair as his stalking grounds and constructed what's basically a murder-castle. This is all as interesting as it sounds, as I've crushed this 390 page book in 12 days. Can't recommend it enough.
#thedevilinthewhitecity #eriklarson #hhholmes #worldsfair #history #literature #goodread

Just finished this gem, The Devil in the White City. It's non-fic, but rendered beautifully in a novellistic fashion. It chronicles the World's Fair of 1893 from conception to its destruction amidst the backdrop of the turn of the 19th to 20th century, when America was going through social change and an economic turn for the worst. It also tells the tale of Dr. H.H. Holmes, America's first real serial killer and bona fide psychopath, who chose the World's Fair as his stalking grounds and constructed what's basically a murder-castle. This is all as interesting as it sounds, as I've crushed this 390 page book in 12 days. Can't recommend it enough. #thedevilinthewhitecity #eriklarson #hhholmes #worldsfair #history #literature #goodread - 7 days ago

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Just finished reading Walden and a few of his other works (Civil Disobedience and Life Without Principle). It's a good read, but I wouldn't recommend it for everyone, especially Walden. These works are over 100 years old and show the marks of this literary period. A lot of it's clumsy by today's standards. A lot of the philosophy is difficult to completely understand -- I only got the gist of a lot of it. Between the golden nuggets of thought that Thoreau offers are frequent and very negligible details. For instance in Walden there are chapters dedicated wholly to what Thoreau has seen in nature and around his cabin. These details are good for atmosphere, but after so much of it, it could put me to sleep. I recommend this only for more patient readers.
#walden #thoreau #henrydavidthoreau #civildisobedience #lifewithoutprinciple #literature #bookworm #bibliophile

Just finished reading Walden and a few of his other works (Civil Disobedience and Life Without Principle). It's a good read, but I wouldn't recommend it for everyone, especially Walden. These works are over 100 years old and show the marks of this literary period. A lot of it's clumsy by today's standards. A lot of the philosophy is difficult to completely understand -- I only got the gist of a lot of it. Between the golden nuggets of thought that Thoreau offers are frequent and very negligible details. For instance in Walden there are chapters dedicated wholly to what Thoreau has seen in nature and around his cabin. These details are good for atmosphere, but after so much of it, it could put me to sleep. I recommend this only for more patient readers. #walden #thoreau #henrydavidthoreau #civildisobedience #lifewithoutprinciple #literature #bookworm #bibliophile - 19 days ago

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Haven't posted a selfie for a while. I look a bit scruffy again. I'll be finishing Walden and a few of Thoreau's other works within the next week. Not sure what to move on to next. No Country for Old Men, American Psycho, Devil in the White City, or Inherent Vice?
#selfie #scruffy #needtoshave #bumlook #bookworm #nerd

Haven't posted a selfie for a while. I look a bit scruffy again. I'll be finishing Walden and a few of Thoreau's other works within the next week. Not sure what to move on to next. No Country for Old Men, American Psycho, Devil in the White City, or Inherent Vice? #selfie #scruffy #needtoshave #bumlook #bookworm #nerd - 20 days ago

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Not the best pic, since it is midnight. For the last few weeks I've been in a short story mood. So I read sections of a few collections. I got into some horror authors I've never heard of in a collection of Classic Horror Stories. I explored some myths from Native American tribes. Finally, in the one you can't exactly read the cover, I dug into some Celtic Myths and stories. I'd recommend any of these.
#literature #bibliophile #goodread #horror #nativeamerican #celtic #classics #classic #myths #legends #mythology #cultures #voicesofthewind

Not the best pic, since it is midnight. For the last few weeks I've been in a short story mood. So I read sections of a few collections. I got into some horror authors I've never heard of in a collection of Classic Horror Stories. I explored some myths from Native American tribes. Finally, in the one you can't exactly read the cover, I dug into some Celtic Myths and stories. I'd recommend any of these. #literature #bibliophile #goodread #horror #nativeamerican #celtic #classics #classic #myths #legends #mythology #cultures #voicesofthewind - 1 month ago

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Just finished this. Haven't read much non-fiction until this past month. Interest was sparked after Animal Farm, since I didn't know much about the Revolution. All I can say is holy shit. The way that the Revolution went was truly tragic. Communism under Lenin and Stalin caused the alienation and manipulation of the very people that Communism was created for - the common person. The facets of the Revolution are fascinating and definitely worth examining.
#revolutionaryrussia #orlandofiges #russianrevolution #history #goodread

Just finished this. Haven't read much non-fiction until this past month. Interest was sparked after Animal Farm, since I didn't know much about the Revolution. All I can say is holy shit. The way that the Revolution went was truly tragic. Communism under Lenin and Stalin caused the alienation and manipulation of the very people that Communism was created for - the common person. The facets of the Revolution are fascinating and definitely worth examining. #revolutionaryrussia #orlandofiges #russianrevolution #history #goodread - 2 months ago

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Fresh cut! Amazing improvement imo.
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Fresh cut! Amazing improvement imo. #freshcut #newhaircut #selfie - 2 months ago

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Just finished Orwell's Animal Farm. A very short read, but incredibly good. I'd really suggest reading this one. It made my blood boil at a couple points.
#animalfarm #georgeorwell #Orwell #literature #goodread

Just finished Orwell's Animal Farm. A very short read, but incredibly good. I'd really suggest reading this one. It made my blood boil at a couple points. #animalfarm #georgeorwell #Orwell #literature #goodread - 2 months ago

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After a semester of busybodying, I finally finished this gem.
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After a semester of busybodying, I finally finished this gem. #disasterartist #tommywiseau #gregsestero #literature - 2 months ago

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Almost dinner time with the extended family! Graduating later at 7.
#graduation #collegelife #celebration #happy

Almost dinner time with the extended family! Graduating later at 7. #graduation #collegelife #celebration #happy - 3 months ago

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I'm ready to get some work done today. No more stress and frustration 
#selfie #annoyingcompanies #finalsweek

I'm ready to get some work done today. No more stress and frustration #selfie #annoyingcompanies #finalsweek - 3 months ago

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Took a tour of nature today 😆😆😆😀
#nature #forest #morelhunting #beautiful

Took a tour of nature today 😀 #nature #forest #morelhunting #beautiful - 3 months ago

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Its been forever, Instagram. I'm about done with undergrad studies! Just finished my last research paper and the weight of the world is off my shoulders. 
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Its been forever, Instagram. I'm about done with undergrad studies! Just finished my last research paper and the weight of the world is off my shoulders. #selfie #collegelife #excited #feelsgoodman #relieved - 3 months ago

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The day's spoils, brought to you by the IRS. 😆😆😆
#dnd #dungeonsanddragons #volosguide #xanatharsguide #residentevil #residentevil7 #americanpsycho #animalfarm

The day's spoils, brought to you by the IRS. #dnd #dungeonsanddragons #volosguide #xanatharsguide #residentevil #residentevil7 #americanpsycho #animalfarm - 4 months ago

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Looking a bit scruffy, but my hair is finally at an ideal length. First selfie in months
Hmu.
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Looking a bit scruffy, but my hair is finally at an ideal length. First selfie in months Hmu. #selfie #notdead #whatsup - 4 months ago

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Pic from earlier today. Bought a new car last night. Chevy Sonic 2013. Got tired of begging for rides. Hooray for debt though!
#newcar #chevysonic #prideandjoy #thanksmom #thanksgrandma

Pic from earlier today. Bought a new car last night. Chevy Sonic 2013. Got tired of begging for rides. Hooray for debt though! #newcar #chevysonic #prideandjoy #thanksmom #thanksgrandma - 6 months ago

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Very brief read,  but still a classic. The Invisible Man by HG Wells is more a hoot than a horror.
#goodread #literature #book #theinvisibleman #hgwells

Very brief read, but still a classic. The Invisible Man by HG Wells is more a hoot than a horror. #goodread #literature #book #theinvisibleman #hgwells - 6 months ago

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First selfie of 2018. It's not bad so far. Last night was fun. 
#selfie #2018 #notbad

First selfie of 2018. It's not bad so far. Last night was fun. #selfie #2018 #notbad - 7 months ago

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Last IG selfie for 2017. It's been a very strange year. I don't know where things will go from here.
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Last IG selfie for 2017. It's been a very strange year. I don't know where things will go from here. #selfie #newyear #newyearseve #2017 #2018 #notbad #lookinggood #preworkselfie - 7 months ago

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