Happy Birthday, Don Henley 

From your small, local bands in Linden, Texas to the Eagles in California, you picked up pieces that had been left behind by long-gone legends. You caught the dust that they had become after everybody forgot them, and you spoke with them; spoke as them; you knew that they had been wandering too long — they weren’t finished what they were saying. You had the power of the senses and you listened when something was calling you.

You were always so progressive in your mind and in your styles, but you never forgot the things that made you who you are. You remained faithful to the ones you loved and you didn’t really let the dark life of rock n roll change you.

You could catch your feelings before they got out of control and you put them down on paper with such elegance and thought. After all, you are an English major. 

Though you are perceived by many people to be a malcontent or a gold-digger, or whatever they say, I never really saw that in you. I always thought you to be shy and reserved and most definitely observant. 

And your voice — its crystal quality and power could bring anybody to tears. And your righteous beauty had the capability to lock anyone in. It’s hard for anyone not to be captivated by your divinity. 

I’m so glad that we got the songs that you and Glenn and Jackson and J.D wrote and put forth. I don’t think the Eagles would’ve been able to do it without their Texan English major. 

Happy 67th, Don Henley! 




btw in case yous have slept on this - there is an amazing tv show that exists on this earth called I Wanna Marry Harry where they’ve tricked a group of american girls into thinking they’re on a dating show competing for the heart of Prince Harry and it’s fucking phenomenal 


i literally cannot believe how silly these women are being. First of all this dude does not really look like Harry. There are similarities but not enough to sustain the illusion of him being Prince Harry for too long. Also…Harry’s a prince and an adorable ginger at that, so I really don’t think that he’d need an American dating show to help him get a girlfriend. 

Like come on, really. No wonder every other country thinks America is chock full of ignorant idiots. 



"He called me a Mudblood.”

I love Hagrid. And HP did a good job of using the Half-Blood, Pure Blood, Muggle Born thing as a commentary on race in the real world.

Reasons why Hermione clearly goes back and, after using memories to prove Hagrid’s innocence, teaches him magic (not my idea, stealing it from fanfiction, but it’s a good one).

Hagrid and Hermione’s friendship is one of the most beautiful things about HP and this is the friendship’s defining moment, in my opinion.

On a side note, Ron’s a pureblood so Hagrid’s comment that ‘there isn’t a wizard alive today that isn’t half blood or less’ isn’t exactly true. Or am I way off base?


Is it normal for friends to send you random “cute” pictures of their significant other

I think it’s more that your friends either want to rub it in your face that they’re happy with someone OR that they want to share their joy with you because they’re proud that they’ve placed their affections with such a person and they want you to be proud of them. 

Just my opinion.