Carl Sagan’s words are always worth hearing.
Love the way this video illuminates them + the continuing promise of space exploration.
Johann Georg Leinberger, 1729 - 1731.
Death blowing bubbles.
Every time I read/view this, I laugh.
Skeletor Affirmations (by ghoulnextdoor)
"WE IMPROVE OURSELVES BY VICTORIES OVER OURSELVES. THERE MUST BE CONTESTS, AND WE MUST WIN."
I make playlists as a form of meditation
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Keen Insights Into the Obvious Archive
Posted on December 24, 2012 | 5 Comments“People help you, or you help them, and when we offer and receive help, we take in each other. And then we are saved.” – Anne Lamott I sat alone […]
Posted on November 1, 2012 | No CommentsOne of my first official acts as a newly minted 40-year-old was to help my mother pronounce my stepfather dead after a prolonged and terrible brain illness. It was dawn […]
Posted on April 12, 2012 | 2 CommentsAt the beginning of the year, I made the aspiration to read fewer Buddhist and self-help books. I bought and started Just Kids by Patti Smith, but I didn’t get […]
Posted on September 21, 2011 | 2 CommentsSo I took the better part of a year to complete the 12 Steps (for codependents). I thought finishing them would crack my life wide open. There were days when […]
Posted on April 13, 2011 | No CommentsOnce, when he was two or three, he asked me in earnest, “can I drive?” Now he watches my right knee as we travel through town. “Why does it move […]
Posted on April 12, 2011 | No Comments“Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you put on more clothes as the cold increases, it will have no power to hurt […]
Posted on April 4, 2011 | No CommentsI used to bristle when someone told me, “I will pray for you.” It seemed presumptuous. Who were they praying to? And how did they know that their God had […]
Posted on April 3, 2011 | No CommentsI’ll always drive an extra mile for the sake of a reasonably-priced artichoke. In my daily swim through the morass of marketing e-newsletters that are available, I accidentally found an […]
Posted on March 29, 2011 | 6 CommentsI saw a yellow bumper sticker the other morning. It said, in friendly blue lettering: “You don’t have to believe everything you think” I don’t have any tattoos, but I […]
Posted on January 26, 2011 | No CommentsThere are things in this world you aren’t likely to know until you start spending your time on some kind of aerobic machinery in front of a bank of 8-10 […]