Posted 1 week ago

npr8:

This is Camden, my 8-year-old son. He was at the finish last year wearing his “my mom is faster than your dad” T-shirt and holding up the sign he had made me. He never got to see me finish. He was sent off into the crowds full of panic and fear. He listened to the adults he was with and did what he was told. He was brave. He tried blocking his ears but the noise was too loud.

Camden thought his mom was “dead.”

In the months after the bombings last year, I would watch him sleep. It brought me back to the first few weeks he was born, when I would stand by his crib to make sure he was breathing.

Last year, I would stand by his bed and cry, knowing that my brave little man never got to show me the sign he made; knowing my race had put him in harms way; reliving the two hours I spent in silence not knowing if he was safe.

I felt guilt and anger.

Camden won’t be at the finish this year. He said “sorry mom, I just can’t go.” I am running Boston to show Camden that his mom is brave and that, with time, he will be able to go to the Boston Marathon again.

He will be able to see a fire truck without looking scared or watch fireworks without jumping into our laps in a panic. He will be able to sit through a thunderstorm without running for cover.

The thought of him not being at the finish breaks my heart and will open up a new stream of emotions. And I am sure when I get home on April 21st, 2014, I will watch Camden fall asleep and I will cry. Tears of happiness that together we did it!

— Amanda Burgess

Posted 1 week ago
Posted 1 week ago
waxjism:

kiwoa:

ifitsrealloveillunderstandyou:

Jonathan Toews’ reaction to Hjalmarsson’s goal, then the no goal call. (Taken with GifBoom)

monochrome36 tagged: #i like how q is so upset hes moving so quickly #like a little sandcrab over to the refs #with his pincers out #ready to choke a bitch

"There were some strong emotions on the bench," Tazer said later. Yeah… some.

waxjism:

kiwoa:

ifitsrealloveillunderstandyou:

Jonathan Toews’ reaction to Hjalmarsson’s goal, then the no goal call. (Taken with GifBoom)

monochrome36 tagged: #i like how q is so upset hes moving so quickly #like a little sandcrab over to the refs #with his pincers out #ready to choke a bitch

"There were some strong emotions on the bench," Tazer said later. Yeah… some.

Posted 1 week ago

sheercompulsion:

December 3, 2013: A referee finds out the hard way that the only way to stop Andrew Shaw from fighting is to tackle him to the ground. Literally.

Posted 1 week ago
Posted 2 weeks ago

shadesofsky:

cas-and-pie:

This was my favorite line in the movie.  I love it when random characters suddenly react like real people.

^That is my favorite thing about Marvel movies.

(Source: tonysassy)

Posted 2 weeks ago
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Posted 2 weeks ago
illuminatizeitgeist:

“The soul has no limits.”
—  Heraclitus

illuminatizeitgeist:

“The soul has no limits.”

Heraclitus

Posted 2 weeks ago

shinykaito:

Okay but Never Gonna Give You Up (better known as Rickroll) is actually a really really horrible song for many reasons, which I will better explain under the cut. 

Brace yourselves, this is pretty long.

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