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 February 5, 2010 | 1 CommentMy blogging has been lighter than usual because a couple of weeks ago, I saw my doctor and she told me that my right shoulder is so much lower than […]
Posted on January 4, 2010 | No CommentsI wish I could say that I came into this year, this decade, with rosy optimism and a warm blanket. I tried. I did yoga. I took a hot shower […]
Posted on July 4, 2009 | No CommentsHave you read the Declaration of Independence since you were in school? Do it now. Preferably out loud. With friends. It’s fun. I speak from experience. Read The Constitution or […]
Posted on May 10, 2009 | 1 CommentAbout seven or eight years springtimes ago, at a past house, I decided to plant my first garden. I had few domestic skills in my 20s and I did little […]
Posted on December 13, 2008 | 2 CommentsI’ve been kind of surprised by the number of anti-Santa parents I’ve met of late. Or those who will only tell the tale pragmatically, as in, “Santa lived once and […]
Posted on December 31, 2007 | 4 CommentsThere are a number of things I would like to change, resolve to do or achieve in the coming year. I’m just grateful to have the constant reminder that our […]
Posted on December 24, 2007 | 2 CommentsWhen I was nine years old, my parents separated and my mother, brother and I moved from the east coast to Ohio. After living with cousins for one endless summer, […]
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. […]
Posted on October 19, 2007 | 3 CommentsI kept breaking needles, and I may go get some fusing tape to secure it, but here is the cape for the Universe costume. Declan picked the fabric, which I […]
Posted on October 7, 2007 | 5 CommentsWe had the idea that Declan could be the Milky Way, Andromeda or the Sombrero Galaxy for Halloween. I bought glittery fabric paint, a black shirt and a bunch of […]