I'm Erin Estherlyn.

My heart is in the mountains, but my feet have planted me in a tiny, midwest town. I aspire to be a traveling musician of some sort, and hope to live a life that inspires.

I am a worship major with a minor in literature. Follower of Christ. Artist.

Tea enthusiast. Jack Kerouac enthusiast. Lover of life.

  • "You either have to write or you shouldn’t be writing. That’s all."
    Joss Whedon (via observando)

    (via onceuponawildflower)

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  • This boy I had a major crush on in middle school (who never gave me the time of day) now basically wants to hook up, and I don’t know whether to laugh or be proud of myself for growing out of my awkward stage and getting attractive.

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  • color my inbox

    littlemiss-m:

    deep red - i’m in love with you.
    red
     - i love you.
    pink
     - i think you’re cute.
    blue
     - you’re amazing.
    rose - you’re pretty
    purple
     - you’re hot.
    plum - i would fuck you.
    violet - i would date you.
    aqua - i could stay on your blog for hours.
    lavender
     - you are my tumblr crush.
    orange - i want to get to know you.
    tangerine
     - we have a lot in common.
    amber
     - i wish you would notice me.
    cream - i don’t talk to you but I really love your blog

    (Source: mamamoe30, via fullmetalwintersoldier)

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  • "

    I love being horribly straightforward. I love sending reckless text messages (because how reckless can a form of digitized communication be?) and telling people I love them and telling people they are absolutely magical humans and I cannot believe they really exist. I love saying, Kiss me harder, and You’re a good person, and, You brighten my day. I live my life as straight-forward as possible.
    Because one day, I might get hit by a bus.

    Maybe it’s weird. Maybe it’s scary. Maybe it seems downright impossible to just be—to just let people know you want them, need them, feel like, in this very moment, you will die if you do not see them, hold them, touch them in some way whether its your feet on their thighs on the couch or your tongue in their mouth or your heart in their hands.

    But there is nothing more beautiful than being desperate.

    And there is nothing more risky than pretending not to care.

    We are young and we are human and we are beautiful and we are not as in control as we think we are. We never know who needs us back. We never know the magic that can arise between ourselves and other humans.

    We never know when the bus is coming.

    "
    Lewis, Rachel C.. Tell The People You Love That You Love Them. (via splitterherzen)

    (Source: wordsnquotes, via coldcoffee-xo)

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  • "I hope the rest of your day is cool beans."
    Ron Swanson (via flyingmind)

    I truly do.

    (via clairvoy4nt)

    (Source: springlullaby, via freshpaintedyellowlines)

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  • inthatinstantwewerealive:

    ohhellokelsey:

    Our day at Multnomah Falls.

    kelsey, you live the life i dream of

    (via schuylersaysstuff)

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  • Today’s accomplishments include

    • finishing my first college paper
    • bonding with my unit (finally)
    • HIMYM marathon with Jordan, josh, and Macie.
    • meeting Dave Franco’s very attractive and pretty nice long lost twin.

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  • parks and rec: a summary

    • everyone: andy no
    • april: andy yes
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  • "We like to be out in nature so much because it has no opinion about us."
    Friedrich Nietzsche (via leunq)

    (Source: sisyphean-revolt, via disturb-not-the-harmony)

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  • "I firmly believe in small gestures: pay for their coffee, hold the door for strangers, over tip, smile or try to be kind even when you don’t feel like it, pay compliments, chase the kid’s runaway ball down the sidewalk and throw it back to him, try to be larger than you are— particularly when it’s difficult. People do notice, people appreciate. I appreciate it when it’s done to (for) me. Small gestures can be an effort, or actually go against our grain (“I’m not a big one for paying compliments…”), but the irony is that almost every time you make them, you feel better about yourself. For a moment life suddenly feels lighter, a bit more Gene Kelly dancing in the rain."
    Jonathan Carroll  (via theremina)

    (Source: quotethat, via conjuring-ghosts)

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  • I’ve officially been dubbed as the “cute little artsy freshmen” that the upperclassmen art majors adore and that makes me really happy.

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  • Keane
    Somewhere Only We Know
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