Ward Miles is a happy, pudgy, 16-month-old Ohio boy, who likes chasing the family dog and slurping green smoothies. But when he was born, 15 weeks prematurely, he weighed not quite a pound and a half, and required a host of machines to keep him alive during his 107-day stay in the hospital’s newborn intensive care unit. Parents Benjamin and Lyndsey Scot didn’t know if he would survive. Now a short video of Ward’s first year, created by his photographer dad as a birthday gift for mom, is serving as a testament to the boy’s fighting spirit, and captivating viewers worldwide.
“I’m an observer. I read about life. I research life. I find a corner in a room and melt into it. I can become invisible. It’s an art, and I am a wonderful practitioner.”—Christine Feehan (via creatingaquietmind)
“I wanna just get over you, I just want you out of my life. And as soon as you stop thinking about ‘em, they’ll like send you a text message or they’ll call you. ‘Cause they know you just stopped thinking about ‘em, it’s like a radar.”—LC (via shebreathesmusic)
“A kind of relationship where you’re totally comfortable around each other, and theres no pressure to act a certain way. There’s no awkward moments. You can be weird and lazy when you’re together, make fun of each other, tickle each other, and then just laugh it off like you’re best friends because you are. A relationship where you call each other nicknames and there is lots and lots of laughing involved in the time you spend together, but you can also be serious. You can just be yourself, with the comfort of knowing that’s what the other person loves the most.”—
“There are a few moments in your life when you are truly and completely happy, and you remember to give thanks. Even as it happens you are nostalgic for the moment, you are tucking it away in your scrapbook.”—David Benioff, When the Nines Roll Over (via simply-quotes)
Jack: Well, yes, ma’am, I do… I mean, I got everything I need right here with me. I got air in my lungs, a few blank sheets of paper. I mean, I love waking up in the morning not knowing what’s gonna happen or, who I’m gonna meet, where I’m gonna wind up. Just the other night I was sleeping under a…
you dont have to tell me that im rude, stubborn, and a bitch.. i already know that.. and stop being pushy about you wanting to hangout with me.. if i say no than its a no.. ok.. got it? now leave me alone.. thanks :]