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."
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Posted on October 14, 2009 | 5 CommentsI once worked with a woman who gave elaborate thespian phone performances. Not the nasty $2.99 per minute kind, but plenty that had the undertow of a more genuine nastiness. […]
Posted on August 8, 2008 | No CommentsI had the remarkable opportunity to interview artist James Turrell a couple of weeks ago and preview his light installation at Franklin Park Conservatory. I hope that the story I […]
Posted on July 18, 2008 | 6 CommentsSo, she recommended that whether we’re headed for BlogHer or not, women bloggers consider introducing themselves to the wider community by posting about the perverse-sounding act of Googling ourselves. This […]
Posted on May 14, 2008 | No CommentsAlmost precisely eight years ago, I lugged a large canvas bag stocked with a notebook, a tape recorder and microphone up a couple of downtown escalators. My destination was a […]
Posted on March 11, 2008 | 6 CommentsI just received a happy piece of news in my email. For the second year running, KnowledgeWorks Foundation’s annual publications about urban high school reform have won silver Wilmer Shields […]
Posted on February 5, 2008 | 2 CommentsI used to think that the Midwest generated an inordinate amount of hysterically bad local television journalism. I was never sure whether the lack of substance (or a lack of […]
Posted on December 6, 2007 | No CommentsI don’t have a copy of it in my own hands yet, but I contributed to a feature about public art in Ohio for the most recent issue of Public […]
Posted on November 3, 2007 | 1 CommentHere is a story that I wrote for Columbus Alive this week. Declan helped. Not because he is a particularly good editor or writer at two and a half, but […]
Posted on October 3, 2007 | No CommentsI’ve spent the last couple of days with my passionate and inspiring colleagues from the KnowledgeWorks storytelling project. At long last, our publications about early college and small school reform […]