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Sep 1

booksandweapons:

really lazy half asleep ladybug doodles and drive thru au

in my half asleep state i realized i drew in blake’s faunus ears for the au… im just gonna draw her like that. i cant draw blake without her cat eats lol

Sep 1
emperorshark:

Because even Master Cyclonis deserves a flower crown.

emperorshark:

Because even Master Cyclonis deserves a flower crown.

atmosiacyclonia:

Well I tried to do something new with my gifs…
This took much longer than I thought it would.

((I accept requests for gifs like this, but it might take longer than usual))

bugsuit:

here i’m meme loving trash take these

thegamingdemon:

Storm Hawks 30 Day Art Challenge!

Day 1: Start with your favorite character.

I probably way over complicated this, but I really wanted to work with this idea and, well, it wasn’t like I could stop half way through making it.

That and, while Cyclonis is most definitely my favorite, Piper is a close second so I had to include her somehow. And it’s not just because I ship them.

Reblog if you’ve actually SEEN the movie “The Aristocats”

awesometriathlon:

catgh0st:

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Let’s see who’s over 18

(Source: breakyourtwolittlehearts)


Just know you’re not alone'Cause I'm gonna make this place your home

Just know you’re not alone
'Cause I'm gonna make this place your home

(Source: tiramashu)

faint-distortion:

This is the sickest shit I’ve ever seen

(Source: 1337tattoos)

Sera/Lavellan drabble

lesbianlavellan:

"What’s it like in an alienage?" Iris Lavellan asked, her voice hesitant but green eyes alight with curiosity.

"What?" Sera frowned. "Why d’you wanna know about that?"

"Well, it’s just…you ask me questions about the Dalish sometimes, and yet I feel as though I don’t know anything about the…

emmyaltava:

"tegan you should just pick one rwby ship and go with it" I CANT THEYRE ALL TOO CUTE!!!

emmyaltava:

"tegan you should just pick one rwby ship and go with it" I CANT THEYRE ALL TOO CUTE!!!

(Source: nemomiya)

"Should parents read their daughter's texts or monitor her online activity for bad language and inappropriate content?"

youbestnotmiss:

katthekonqueror:

etherealzephyr:

daeranilen:

daeranilen:

daeranilen:

Earlier today, I served as the “young woman’s voice” in a panel of local experts at a Girl Scouts speaking event. One question for the panel was something to the effect of, "Should parents read their daughter’s texts or monitor her online activity for bad language and inappropriate content?"

I was surprised when the first panelist answered the question as if it were about cyberbullying. The adult audience nodded sagely as she spoke about the importance of protecting children online.

I reached for the microphone next. I said, “As far as reading your child’s texts or logging into their social media profiles, I would say 99.9% of the time, do not do that.”

Looks of total shock answered me. I actually saw heads jerk back in surprise. Even some of my fellow panelists blinked.

Everyone stared as I explained that going behind a child’s back in such a way severs the bond of trust with the parent. When I said, “This is the most effective way to ensure that your child never tells you anything,” it was like I’d delivered a revelation.

It’s easy to talk about the disconnect between the old and the young, but I don’t think I’d ever been so slapped in the face by the reality of it. It was clear that for most of the parents I spoke to, the idea of such actions as a violation had never occurred to them at all.

It alarms me how quickly adults forget that children are people.

Apparently people are rediscovering this post somehow and I think that’s pretty cool! Having experienced similar violations of trust in my youth, this is an important issue to me, so I want to add my personal story:

Around age 13, I tried to express to my mother that I thought I might have clinical depression, and she snapped at me “not to joke about things like that.” I stopped telling my mother when I felt depressed.

Around age 15, I caught my mother reading my diary. She confessed that any time she saw me write in my diary, she would sneak into my room and read it, because I only wrote when I was upset. I stopped keeping a diary.

Around age 18, I had an emotional breakdown while on vacation because I didn’t want to go to college. I ended up seeing a therapist for - surprise surprise - depression.

Around age 21, I spoke on this panel with my mother in the audience, and afterwards I mentioned the diary incident to her with respect to this particular Q&A. Her eyes welled up, and she said, “You know I read those because I was worried you were depressed and going to hurt yourself, right?”

TL;DR: When you invade your child’s privacy, you communicate three things:

  1. You do not respect their rights as an individual.
  2. You do not trust them to navigate problems or seek help on their own.
  3. You probably haven’t been listening to them.

Information about almost every issue that you think you have to snoop for can probably be obtained by communicating with and listening to your child.

Part of me is really excited to see that the original post got 200 notes because holy crap 200 notes, and part of me is really saddened that something so negative has resonated with so many people.

"I tried to express to my mother that I thought I might have clinical depression, and she snapped at me "

“’You know I read those because I was worried you were depressed and going to hurt yourself, right?’”

I found these quotes particularly interesting. OP’s mother refused to listen when she tried to talk about her depression, but snooped through her things to see if she was depressed.

It’s amazing to me that parents need to be told something that I GUARANTEE they experienced themselves. This is something that predates text messaging. You search your child’s room for drugs, and they will find a better hiding place for anything they may be worried about you finding - even if it’s as innocuous as candy. You try to snoop on their phone conversations with their boyfriend, and they will 1) Find a different way to communicate with him, and 2) Never communicate with YOU about their boyfriend.

My parents doing this shit to me didn’t make me stop doing it and didn’t make me respect them any more. All it did was make me better at sneaking around.

How am I already getting notes on Crystal Skies? otpprompts didn’t even reblog it yet.

Thank you, though. That took several days of waiting until I was the only one in the house.

naturepunk:

vivzie-pop:

birdologist:

I can’t even hear what this dude’s saying but look at how ineffectually angry this bird is.

I adore barn owls

Here is a man who loves his job, and an owl who just doesn’t appreciate him. Not one little bit.

Crystal Skies

Fandom: STORM HAWKS

Pairing: Master (Lark) Cyclonis/Piper (MC/P, Cyper, Piclonis, Cyrstalline_Bonds)

Rating: PG-13, SFW

Prompt: [X]

Word Count:4,350

Person A falls in love with person B but is scared to admit it so they keep it to themselves, but then person B feels the same so they go to person A and tell them. It’s up to you how person A reacts.

Terra Cyclonia. Spanning leagues further than any other known terra, the Cyclonians’ home was a world of frequent, extended storms, cruel mountain spires, red and purple skies, and its own twisted version of the Wastelands.

And none could ever forget it was the center of the Cyclonian Empire, ruled by the latest and youngest in a long line of those who bore the title Master Cyclonis. The current monarch was as brilliant as her reach was vast, her talent for crystal manipulation second to none. Cyclonis was feared throughout the known Atmos for her hidden might, her ability to recombine crystals into new powerful forms, to activate them through her will alone, and disable those used against her. As one of the few crystal mages alive, all knew she could bring the world to it’s knees, given the chance.

And yet…

And yet, there was one still alive who knew her differently, knew her as a girl named Lark, a child forced onto the throne before her time. Someone who, inadvertently, had found a friend in one of her worst enemies, the Storm Hawks.

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