A Light in the Attic

Morgan Ashleigh. 22. INFJ. Philadelphia area. Illustration major. Intersectional Feminist. Black and Cherokee. Open-minded.

I post about things I like, including but not limited to art, music, cooking, human rights, science and history. I would be more than happy to be your friend.

"The greatest thing you'll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return"
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I know that I have some followers with eating disorders and epilepsy and other conditions, which causes me to tag things with “food” or “gif” so that the posts can be skipped by tumblr savior, if you have it

Are these tags working?
Is there anything else I could do to not upset you?

Selfies (and portraits, featuring Stefan!) of 2013 part 3.

Selfies post 2013 part 2

Selfie post 2013 part 1.

I’m so glad that the semester is finally over. That means I can have more of a presence on tumblr!
I’ve gotten quite a lot of followers recently. Here’s a quick text post with a little info about me.

I’m Morgan. 21 years old though I’m commonly mistaken for 15.
I live and go to college in the Philadelphia area, where I study Illustration and Anthropology.
I love cats and plants, both of which I have many of.
I’ve also got an amazing boyfriend who lives in Jersey. We’ve only been dating since November but we’re making the distance work.
I consider myself very liberal, a feminist, support of LGBTQAII rights, and human rights in general. I’m pretty well informed and always open to learning more. P.S. Fuck the gender binary.
History, cooking, books and jewelry are all my kryptonite.
A few of my favorite fandoms are Adventure Time, Game of Thrones and Portlandia.
Also, I’ve got a disgusting amount of knowledge about pop culture, which I sometimes wish I didn’t have.

Thanks for following me! I hope I get to know more about you guys.

I just got like 10 followers in one week for some strange reason.

I feel like I should do some kind of welcome/intro thing.

So, hey everyone! I’m Morgan. Here’s a picture of me:


Here’s more of what I look like if you must know.

Couple of things about me:

  • I’m 20. I’m from the Philadelphia area and I live and go to school there. Currently a Junior studying art and anthropology.
  • I tag everything I post on my blog, usually for my future reference. Sometimes for people that have tumblr savior. Some tags as recipe, gif (for anyone that might have seizures) and lolz but this is not nearly all of them.
  • I LOVE music. I spend some of my free time looking for new music. My music tag or my last.fm account will give you good insight into what I like. I mostly blog about Young the Giant, and Amy Winehouse.
  • I’ve been on tumblr for about 3 yrs now. So I know a thing or two or ten about it. I miss the fact that it was more personal, instead of people just reblogging from each other.
  • I used to do a lot more personal posts then I do now. I’m gonna try to mix it up and post something that I’m up to once a week. Since I’ll be going back to school in a couple of weeks, my life should be more interesting.
  • I’m a big believer of rights for everyone. I post about Feminism, Racism/ Privilege, LGBTQAI rights, and much more.
  • I’m five feet tall. (Well actually I’m four feet, eleven and a half inches) Yeah you read that right. I get mistaken for a fourteen year old often. I dunno why I felt the need to include it. haha
  • I sew, paint, draw, sing etc. You can find all that stuff here.
  • Plus I have a photography blog.
  • I have a touch of social anxiety. I’m getting a lot better. Come talk to me! I’m really friendly, just awkward. haha
  • I have a large range of interests, but I’m mostly like a forty year old woman in a twenty year old’s body who loves cats, reading, food, traveling, and learning new things.

There’s thousands of things I’m forgetting, but if you wanna know something, just ask.

I wanna hear from my new followers! What made you follow me? Tell me about yourself!

If you ever wanted to stalk me/listen to all the music on my blog in a playlist, here it is. It’s like one of those automatic music playlists on someone’s blog, but with class. hah. You can make your own list of the music on your blog or stalk someone else’s. Just type in your username.

a sketch of Amy Winehouse I did a while ago.

Where did all these followers come from!? Why on earth would you follow me? haha kidding.

 I’m so excited! Thanks for following me! I hope you enjoy my blog, and that we can be tumblr friends.

New 8tracks playlist entitled “Stereotypical Hipster Bullshit.” It just happens to be my summer playlist. :) Old and new music that sounds like summer. 

Just added 3 new links including my photography blog. I finally figured out how to redirect links on my tumblr, and I’ve had it for two years. :P
Yesterday was my two year tumblr-versary. I’ll be writing about that later 

Just added 3 new links including my photography blog. I finally figured out how to redirect links on my tumblr, and I’ve had it for two years. :P

Yesterday was my two year tumblr-versary. I’ll be writing about that later 

Self Portrait with a Daffodil.

March 2012


Day 01 - A picture of you more than 10 years ago 

This was me, standing in the lunch line in first grade back in 2000.  It was pirate day.

(Taken with instagram)

Taken from Lydialotuseater

Three names you go by:

1. Morgan
2. Mo
3. Smorgasbord ( My friends call me that, hence it’s why it’s my username)

Three physical things you like about yourself:

1. Eyes
2. Nails
3. Smile

Three physical things you don’t like about yourself:

1. Feet
2. Thighs
3. Stomach

Three parts in your heritage:

1. African American (ancestors from Mali, Nigeria, West Africa)
2. Native American (Cherokee and Chickasaw)
3. Irish

Three things that scare you:

1. Loud noises

2. Bugs and insects

3. The sight of freshly dismembered body parts

Three of your everyday essentials:

1. Music
2. Internet
3. A good conversation

Three things you’re wearing now:

1. Gladiator Sandals
2. Short
3. Tank  Top

Three of your favorite bands or musical artists:

1. Kings of Convenience
2. Amy Winehouse
3. Nat King Cole

Three of your favorite songs (right now):
1. Misery- Maroon 5
2. Suicide Birds- Mars Argo
3. Low Shoulder- Toro y Moi

Three physical things about the preferred sex that appeal to you:

1. Nice eyes
2. Nice smile
3. Positive/Charming/a true gentleman’s personality

Three careers you’re considering/ you’ve considered:

1. Archaeologist
2. Anthropologist
3. Art Teacher

Three places you want to go on vacation:
1. Greece
2. Mexico
3. New Zealand

1. I wear makeup all the time when I go out.
2. I love dressing formally.
3. I’m a very sensitive person