Hi, I'm Rachel, I'm 23.

I love all things art, literature and music.  I'm from New Jersey, US.


"Beauty is the indication of truth, because the order which beauty
represents is a confirmation of the pure objective rightness of an idea -- simplicity."

Read the Printed Word!

I tagged you in a post


Long Way Home

Hey,randomly saw your post in a search and i volunteered at Long way home back in 2012. it was an amazing experience and there all really great people. 

If you need to ask anything, just message me

HI! I actually just came back from Comalapa in May. 

I was living there in the volunteer house for 6 months. it was great! Matt, Lars, Ben, Gen, Sarah and Dori and the guys work there now and the second building for the school is coming along really well. check their Facebook.


We are in the age of fast fashion and disposable journalism - but to stand out you must still understand that whatever you write, from a 250 word review, to a 12 page feature, is still art. We are creatives. You are creating.

If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be.

—Goethe (via observando)

Four books on contemporary sociology and economics

 ”The Trapeze Swinger”

this song is an intricate story — look it up if you want.

(Source: Spotify)


The stunning Nasir al-mulk Mosque hides a gorgeous secret between the walls of its fairly traditional exterior: stepping inside is like walking into a kaleidoscope of colors. Every day, the rays of the early morning sun shine through colorful stained-glass windows, transforming the halls into a dazzling wonderland of rich hues, patterns, and light that play on the floor of the mosque.

(Source: mymodernmet)

Comalapa and Antigua, Guatemala,

A few friends that are taking a motorcycle trip from NYC to South America. 

Amazing photos


—Grow Till Tall (round)

I made a round out of this one.