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 May 17, 2010 | No CommentsCaravan of Love Have you seen this wandering tribe? Since they are a caravan, I assume they are wandering and not still standing on this golf course lined with rainbow […]
Posted on March 13, 2009 | 1 CommentI’m a bit off today, so I’m going to phone it in with this post. I loved this SNL sketch last weekend. It may be the last time I laugh […]
Posted on September 4, 2008 | 1 CommentSo, the Internet is abuzz with responses to last night’s big speeches, which frankly, made me sad. Tons of personal and partisan attacks – even disparaging “community organizing” – a […]
Posted on August 7, 2008 | 1 CommentLast week, Stephen Colbert asked Crosby, Stills & Nash why they couldn’t write a “more positive” political song, called something like, say…. “The Surge Is Working.” In fact, Dan wrote […]
Posted on August 5, 2008 | 2 CommentsThe other day, the husband I started into a spat. Declan didn’t say anything about it. He just put on a party hat, then handed one to each of us […]
Posted on April 12, 2008 | 3 CommentsThe other night I got the following, grammatically questionable fortune with my chicken and broccoli: Whoever took our carryout order dumped a bunch of extra fortune cookies into the bag. […]
Posted on March 9, 2008 | 2 CommentsI laughed at something or other I read online yesterday — some sarcastic line or political joke or wry comment — and Declan came running across the room. “What’s funny, […]