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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Little Brother’s Archive
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 June 29, 2008 | 1 CommentI was 15 or 16 years old the first time that I went to Comfest. It was the Reagan ’80s, in a town perceived to be middling-to-conservative, in a generation […]
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 April 8, 2008 | No CommentsAn observation about Asheville, North Carolina: “There’s a lot of troubled youth here. I can make money in a place with troubled youth.” - Line of the weekend by my […]
Posted on April 1, 2008 | No CommentsWhen I go out, questions about what my infamous, ex-nightclub owning husband is doing these days abound. At long last, you all have an answer. Subscribe in a reader Copyright […]
Posted on February 10, 2008 | No CommentsAs Declan adjusted letter magnets on the refrigerator this evening, he shook his head and muttered to himself, for no discernible reason: “Jesus, what a business!” (If you know my […]
Posted on August 31, 2007 | 3 CommentsAfter swimming in the pool with his dad and Giga until he turned blue, Declan went to sleep earlier than ever (and longer than ever) before. Therefore, I finally got […]
Posted on July 19, 2007 | No CommentsFor some reason, this emerged as Declan’s chosen mantra on the final night that Little Brother’s was open. He pointed at several different people, leaned into me and said, “he’s […]
Posted on July 10, 2007 | No CommentsIts been a week since the final night that Little Brother’s was open. Dan and a few other folks have been busy clearing out the place, which has to be […]
Posted on July 7, 2007 | No Comments…both good and bad, but it’s just been too wild of a week to find the time to say it. It’s been a week of extraordinary highs and lows. Aaron […]