Thursday, July 19, 2012

Pinterest

Pinterest: The perfect place to idolize pictures of things and convince yourself that if you only had *this* or if you only had *that* then your life would finally be complete and you'd be happy. I'm sorry, but I just don't get why this is so popular. Sort of like how girls over the age of 14 don't make magazine collages of famous guys they'll never date. You love those super perfect and adorable cupcakes? Great, but take a baking class.   Love those clean-lined couture clothes and you have an eye for style? Take a sewing class. You might make something worthwhile, you might learn something you can share. But envying a picture is not going accomplish anything. 

As Dumbledore said, "However, this mirror will give us neither knowledge or truth. Men have wasted away before it, entranced by what they have seen...."