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This is interesting, also makes me soooo annoyed because this stop cannot function ever. More like he G train cannot function ever.
(Source: theguardian.com, via npr)
"I sit before flowers
hoping they will train me in the art
of opening up
I stand on mountain tops believing
that avalanches will teach me to let go
but I am here to learn."
Dr. Seuss had a hat collection. Let’s all ponder that thought for a moment: Dr. Seuss. HAT COLLECTION.
His sister, Marnie, told the Springfield Union-News about Geisel’s love for hats back in 1937.
"Ted has another peculiar hobby — that of collecting hats from every description," she said. "Why, he must have several hundred and he is using them as a foundation for his next book."
That book was (of course) The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.
An exhibit called Hats Off to Dr. Seuss — featuring the hats and the art they inspired — debuted last year at the New York Public Library and is now making its way across the country — next stop, Northampton, Mass.
[Insert Cat In The Hat joke here] -Emily
Haters gonna hat.