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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Posted on September 7, 2010 | 6 CommentsI wish I had gotten a better picture. He spun one heel on the blinding white floor and started heading in my direction. His left leg went into a deep […]
Posted on July 19, 2010 | 5 CommentsI’ve run along the periphery of Columbus music for 16 or 17 years, and sometimes right through its center. I’ve written about it, talked about it, consumed it, even married […]
Posted on June 30, 2010 | 2 CommentsI know I’ve been quiet since my brain dump a few weeks ago. Our “only way out is through” era continues with plenty of days that feel semi-normal, in spite […]
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Posted on November 6, 2008 | 1 CommentI’m a staunch defender of Ohio. In my early twenties, I outgrew the need to see it as a geographic space somehow culturally inferior to others, or too stodgy for […]
Posted on November 1, 2008 | 1 CommentIn the two weeks between closing on our house and moving in a couple of years ago, I had anxiety dreams about my neighborhood. Once home to Camp Chase, a […]
Posted on October 21, 2008 | 7 CommentsOur Obama-Biden sign was stolen from our yard today. Looks like a couple of others on the block were as well. Bullies. Subscribe in a reader Copyright Tracy Zollinger Turner, […]
Posted on October 14, 2008 | 1 CommentMy mother found this sheet, tucked into a white envelope on her front door a couple of days ago. She lives in one of Columbus’ more affluent suburbs (Bexley) and […]
Posted on September 29, 2008 | 5 CommentsYesterday, we hung out in the parking lot of an urban carryout, looking at the side wall of a restaurant called “Chicken Gem’s.” During the years we lived in this […]
Posted on September 16, 2008 | 6 CommentsSo, this was supposed to be our first big week of preschool. But the back end of Ike sneaked up on Ohio and smacked us with 50-70 MPH winds for […]