everyone needs friends who will encourage them to pierce things and ride things and go to places and buy shit and show off side boob. everyone.
Learning became her. She loved the smell of the book from the shelves, the type on the pages, the sense that the world was an infinite but knowable place. Every fact she learned seemed to open another question, and for every question there was another book.
Robert Goolrick, A Reliable Wife (via observando)