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 2, 2011 | 3 CommentsMy mom broke into bedtime last night to deliver “good news and bad news” to me. Apparently we are descendants of early U.S. settler Richard Treat, which means that we […]
Posted on June 8, 2010 | 19 CommentsI wish I felt comfortable writing my way through this time. I’d like to tell you about the fact that my son and I have been living at my mother’s […]
Posted on August 4, 2009 | 1 CommentDeclan is upstairs, singing along to an extended disco remix of Donna Summer’s “I Will Live for Love” that someone has set to a video parade of stellar objects on […]
Posted on July 23, 2009 | 2 CommentsI’ve been helping my mother clear out her office this month, where the shelves are bursting with materials about art education and family history. It is no small project. This […]
Posted on June 25, 2009 | 3 CommentsI never had my own pair of roller skates with hand-made pink baby pom-pons draped over the laces. I don’t remember wanting them. The scuffed gray rentals with faded red […]
Posted on May 24, 2008 | No CommentsHere’s a public radio story about my brother’s farm, featuring my lovely sister-in-law, her mother and my beautiful and whip-smart niece, Madeline: click. Subscribe in a reader Copyright Tracy Zollinger […]
Posted on April 7, 2008 | 2 CommentsWe made our way to Charlotte this weekend, where on Friday we ate a meal, took Dec to Urgent care because he had the painful Nursemaid’s elbow (he’s never had […]
Posted on January 10, 2008 | 1 CommentHe was the father of five children, husband to my grandmother for 61 years, a highly regarded surgeon, a farm boy, an inventor, a World War II veteran and the […]
Posted on December 2, 2007 | 4 CommentsContinued from this post. I’ve subscribed to a variety of developmental newsletters ever since the week I found out I was going to be a mother. During my pregnancy, I […]
Posted on November 24, 2007 | 3 CommentsThis quote came up on the e-discussion group for my local Buddhist temple today: “In every relationship, between you and the other person there are actually six people involved: 1. […]