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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mothers and sons Archive
Posted on May 19, 2014 | 2 CommentsDear Declan, Now we begin your tenth orbit around the sun. It’s the last year that your age will be identified with a single digit, the closing of your time […]
Posted on October 7, 2013 | 5 CommentsJuniper’s Big Adventure By Declan and his mom Declan and I wrote this together by hand, passing the notebook back and forth, each taking a turn at contributing a line […]
Posted on November 17, 2012 | 2 CommentsMy son and I have been watching old episodes of Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood lately. It’s much easier than I realized to get engrossed in the land of make-believe and film […]
Posted on January 17, 2012 | No CommentsI don’t sleep so well. Every other night, I find myself awake at odd hours to warm a mug of milk, stretch my hips or play racquetball with difficult thoughts […]
Posted on May 19, 2011 | 2 CommentsDear Declan, You are six today. Six! That’s halfway to twelve. That’s one-third of the way to 18. You’ve grown so much this year. Taller. Wiser. Kinder. More confident, and […]
Posted on February 16, 2010 | 4 CommentsThe other night, Declan decided he wanted to make one big special valentine for his father. I pulled out a sheet of paper, folded it and drew half of a […]
Posted on October 5, 2009 | No CommentsWe went to a little boy’s birthday party at a park this weekend. Every kid got a cool Styrofoam sword that made sounds and flashed red lights for showing up. […]
Posted on July 13, 2009 | 3 CommentsWe spent some time on the playground today after camp – a common ritual for us. Declan spent much of the time playing spirited games with a group of kids, […]
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Posted on May 19, 2009 | 4 CommentsMy little boy is four today. Four. I feel like I’m supposed to say that I can’t believe he’s four already, and in some ways that’s true, but mostly it […]