hey, whatcha doing? are these the internets? can I internet too?
This seems familiar…
The fact the dog looks back at him in the last image just sells this.
You are ruining my life and your human is attractive.
This dog is so damn adorable and needy XD
Whee’ by Freddy Cristy
Bikers Against Child Abuse make abuse victims feel safe
These tough bikers have a soft spot: aiding child-abuse victims. Anytime, anywhere, for as long as it takes the child to feel safe, these leather-clad guardians will stand tall and strong against the dark, and the fear, and those who seek to harm.
The 11-year-old girl hears the rumble of their motorcycles, rich and deep, long before she sees them. She chews her bottom lip, nervous.
They are coming for her.
The bikers roar into sight, a pack of them, long-haired and tattooed, with heavy boots and leather vests, and some riding double. They circle the usually quiet Gilbert cul-de-sac, and the noise pulls neighbors from behind slatted wood blinds and glossy front doors.
One biker stops at the mouth of the street, parks in the middle of the road and stands guard next to his motorcycle, arms crossed.
The rest back up to the curb in front of the girl’s house, almost in formation, parking side by side. There are 14 motorcycles in all, mostly black and shiny chrome. The bikers rev their engines again before shutting them down.
The sudden silence is deafening. The girl’s mother takes her hand.
The leader of this motorcycle club is a 55-year-old man who has a salt-and-pepper Fu Manchu and wears his hair down past his shoulders. He eases off his 2000 Harley Road King and approaches the little girl.
He is formidable, and intimidating, and he knows it. So he bends low in front of the little girl and puts out his hand, tanned and weathered from the sun and wind: “Hi, I’m Pipes.”
“Nice to meet you,” she says softly, her small hand disappearing in his.
The unruly-looking mob in her driveway is there to help her feel safe again. They are members of the Arizona chapter of Bikers Against Child Abuse International, and they wear their motto on their black leather vests and T-shirts: “No child deserves to live in fear.”
I’ll admit - this made me tear up. I’d never heard of BACA before. Now I want to find the WA and OR chapters, and give them some money. I can’t give them a lot - I live hand-to-mouth - but they deserve my support. Surviving abuse is not - *not* - easy. These bikers have taken on a nearly-impossible task, struggling to make it a little easier. Amazing. Absolutely wonderful.
The bikers aren’t looking for trouble. They are there so the kids don’t feel so alone, or so powerless. Pipes recalls going to court with an 8-year-old boy, and how tiny he looked on the witness stand, his feet dangling a foot off the floor.
“It’s scary enough for an adult to go to court,” he says. “We’re not going to let one of our little wounded kids go alone.”
In court that day, the judge asked the boy, “Are you afraid?” No, the boy said.
Pipes says the judge seemed surprised, and asked, “Why not?”
The boy glanced at Pipes and the other bikers sitting in the front row, two more standing on each side of the courtroom door, and told the judge, “Because my friends are scarier than he is.”
This is the most beautiful, awe-inspiring thing I’ve read in a long time. I wanna write a book about these guys, Jesus Christ. Where’s the blockbuster movie about these badasses?
I’m, honestly, sobbing.
I love them, and I love this.
I also teared up at the dozens of bikers who showed up to all the Sandy Hook funerals to keep the WBC out.
I reblogged this a while back, and I still love these guys so much. <3
This is too perfect not to be re-blogged
I dare you to try and be sad right now.
i will never not reblog the captain
Sassiest starship captain in the entire Federation
matched only by Q
oh Picard, u so silly.
The Eleventh Doctor’s Sonic Screwdriver (Doctor Who: The Adventure Games cocktail)
1 shot vodka
1 shot blue curacao
1 splash Rose Blue Raspberry Mix
Fill glass with orange juice (to color)
Directions: Add first three ingredients into a highball glass with ice. Fill the rest of the glass with orange juice. Say “Geronimo” and drink up!
“Ah! Big, flashy, lighty thing, that’s what brought me here! Big, flashy, lighty things have got me written all over them! Not actually, but give me time. And a crayon.” -The Doctor (A Christmas Carol)
im so making this
I HAVE A GLASS OF COKE ON MY BUTT.
a wall -__-;
my zippo ^3^
A video card… >:U
wait, that’s already my guitar mark./
I’m … okay… with…
A nickel. Fuck all of you
My microphone, Well… I’m a singer now…
mine is a lit scented candle XD
ok sO IT WAS MY PARENT’S ANNIVERSARY AND I THOUGHT I WOULD SURPRISE THEM WITH NICOLAS CAGE THIS YEAR
I JUST HID THEM AROUND THE HOUSE, I HOPE I FREAK THEM OUT
this is the best possible thing