The Latte Times

Words are the cream to my coffee.

“Many of my ardent admirers would be roundly shocked and disturbed if they realized that everything I believe is thoroughly moral, thoroughly Catholic, and that it is these beliefs that give my work its chief characteristics.” ~Flannery O’Connor

Summer Old-Fashioned Cocktail



In the South, we like our peaches in everything from dessert to on the grill, so why not with our whiskey as well?


Here’s how you can put a summer twist on your Old-Fashioned:
Shout out and thanks to Garden & Gun for the inspiration.

Here’s what you need:
1. Whiskey of choice. We…

It is Jesus that you seek when you dream of happiness; He is waiting for you when nothing else you find satisfies you; He is the beauty to which you are so attracted; it is He who provoked you with that thirst for fullness that will not let you settle for compromise; it is He who urges you to shed the masks of a false life; it is He who reads in your heart your most genuine choices, the choices that others try to stifle. It is Jesus who stirs in you the desire to do something great with your lives, the will to follow an ideal, the refusal to allow yourselves to be ground down by mediocrity, the courage to commit yourselves humbly and patiently to improving yourselves and society, making the world more human and more fraternal
- St John Paul II
(via catholicforevertilldeath)

(via alwaysabeautifullife)


i want this + a book i don’t have to write a paper on
Can never have enough natural light!
Introverts are collectors of thoughts, and solitude is where the collection is curated and rearranged to make sense of the present and future.
- Laurie Helgoe (via apaperaeroplane)

(Source: quotecollectionproject, via apaperaeroplane)

Being born a woman is an awful tragedy. Yes, my consuming desire to mingle with road crews, sailors and soldiers, bar room regulars—to be a part of a scene, anonymous, listening, recording—all is spoiled by the fact that I am a girl, a female always in danger of assault and battery. My consuming interest in men and their lives is often misconstrued as a desire to seduce them, or as an invitation to intimacy. Yet, God, I want to talk to everybody I can as deeply as I can. I want to be able to sleep in an open field, to travel west, to walk freely at night.
- Sylvia Plath (via ablogwithaview)

(Source: raccoonwounds, via ablogwithaview)

Beer and books.