About

life in progress


My name is Arica.
(pronounced like "Erica")
I'm the 7th child of 8.
 Student in Northern California.
 neurobiology → computer science
freelancer. designer. coder.
reader. writer. illustrator.
gamer. dog keeper. consumer.
maker. lover. dreamer.
bon vivant & sybarite.

"I too am not a bit tamed,
I too am untranslatable,
I sound my barbaric yawp
over the roofs of the world."
— Walt Whitman,
Song of Myself

"The more I detest men
individually the more ardent
becomes my love for humanity."
— Fyodor Dostoevsky,
The Brothers Karamazov




Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens.
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Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens.
Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/k/khalilgibr119996.html#ylFeULfBEEf826Cc.99