FALLS CHURCH, Va. â E.L. Konigsburg, an author who twice won one of the top honors for childrenâs literature, has died. She was 83.
I loved “From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs Basil E. Frankweiler”. I loved reading it as a boy, and I loved reading it aloud to my kids.
#seriously though #that second gif #cas just has no idea what’s going on #he has no idea why Dean is laughing and he’s just switching between looking around and watching dean #so utterly confused bending over to try and figure it #but in the end he’s like Dean i don’t know why you are laughing but i really like it and #and it fills me with happiness #Cas really is clueless #but he’s smiling because Dean happy #makes Cas happy
Dean looking at Doctor Sexy.
Dean looking at Cas.
The little nod that Dean does in the second gif…
The way his lips twitch into an almost smile when he sees Cas… priceless :)
I really love the way the entire scene was shot. A lot of people have pointed it out, but the way it was built up actually mirrored the date on prom-night sweeping down the stairs, stealing the boy’s breath. Of course it was meant to be funny/ironic, but in a very sweet and adorable way. After all, Cas is still a guy with a stubble and an ever-present frown; the coat and cheap suit do not really look that good on him, and the way he presents himself is awkward at best.
But Dean’s reaction is all joy and adoration, probably because that awkward angel in his ugly over-sized trench coat has come to mean so much to him, and he just realizes he never wants to miss him again.
Of all the scenes that hint at some sort of physical attraction between those two, this is the one I liked best. It was funny, but it didn’t make fun of Dean and Cas.
I guess what I love about Dean/Cas is that they are so much about that sappy old trope of loving/being attracted to someone’s soul. It’s clearly the case with Cas, who basically fell in love with Dean’s soul, but in Purgatory and afterwards, it’s become actually obvious that Dean feels the same: he may not normally do guys (not openly anyways), and though Jimmy certainly wasn’t ugly, Cas just drowns in his clothes and he’s all awkward and complicated, but I think in that scene, Dean realizes that for him, it’s really just about the fact he’s Cas.
For me, this symbolizes such a fundamental human craving we’ll probably all have in one way or another, which is to be loved for who we are, rather than for what we do, what we look like, or what we pretend to be.
Dean/Cas is such a perfect embodiment of this old-fashioned romantic idea that I cannot help but feel a little like tearing up whenever I see Dean look at Cas in that scene.
Ok, my blog definitely needs some black robins today.
Uhhh, so black robins have basically the best conservation story ever. In 1980 there were only five of these birds left, with only one fertile female. That’s the little lady in the bottom picture, Old Blue. …Who I have a tattoo of… because of reasons. The following reasons, as a matter of fact.
Anyway, so this guy named Don Merton who is basically my hero stepped in when everyone else threw in the towel, and he was like, “Well let’s try something.” And they tried something, and it worked. Now there’s a population of a couple of hundred of them, and since they live exclusively on these tiny islands off New Zealand, that’s a fairly decent population.
When every environmental story I see is bad, I try to think of black robins, because maybe we can’t save everything, but we can at least try.
If you think sloths look cute, WAIT UNTIL YOU HEAR WHAT THEY SOUND LIKE.
ITS SO CUTE
I YELLED REALLY LOUD
Here’s the other commission from Flatbear, Erica and Lydia from Teen Wolf! Erica is lending her wolf-required leather jacket to a cold Lydia, because she’s a gentleman. I adore Erica’s little wolfy teeth and Lydia’s rosy cheeks; their clothes are perfect and as always with these two, all that hair. But mostly, it’s the little tender moment they’re sharing. <3!
Reblog, give Flatbear (and Erica/Lydia) some love, but please don’t remove the url!
I loved loved LOVED drawing all that hair. I adore any character that just lets me go batshit with the ‘do.