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 September 9, 2009 | 1 CommentI ran for 30 minutes straight for the first time yesterday in yucky pre-rain humidity. I’ve discovered that once animals realize that you’re not running after them, they find runners […]
Posted on September 4, 2009 | 2 CommentsA couple of years ago I was at a Fourth of July potluck outside of town. Some inebriated in-law of a cousin of a friend of the host showed up […]
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 January 29, 2009 | No CommentsI did some work at a coffee shop the other day, and this marked-up newspaper ad was laid on a counter directly across from the station where you pick up […]
Posted on January 19, 2009 | No CommentsThis opening prayer for the inaugural festivities, given by Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson, was left out of the broadcast yesterday, apparently due to a miscommunication between Obama’s planning committee and […]
Posted on November 14, 2008 | 3 CommentsGrowing up in a Catholic household the 1960s, my husband says that most of the living rooms he visited as a child had pictures of Jesus and JFK hanging on […]
Posted on November 12, 2008 | 1 CommentBack when Ohio’s system of funding education was ruled unconstitutional in the mid-1990s, I wrote about it for a local alternative weekly. There were astonishing stories about what poverty meant […]