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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pop culture Archive
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 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 February 22, 2008 | 5 CommentsLast summer, I briefly heralded my family’s new found normality (after lo, these many years of my husband’s reign as a local independent impresario) in a post called “What we […]
Posted on February 12, 2008 | 6 CommentsAs of now, I am not stumping for anything or anyone, but I am definitely feeling stumped. For example… how is it that I learned more about Hillary Clinton’s policies […]
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 September 19, 2007 | 2 CommentsI felt pretty betrayed at the end of “Real Time with Bill Maher” last weekend. Being one of those people who has actually done things like written to Sinclair Broadcasting […]
Posted on February 23, 2007 | No CommentsAfter the past couple of weeks of mockery and scorn over her endless bender, I was actually relieved to see some traces of compassion for Britney Spears in the media […]
Posted on February 21, 2007 | No CommentsWhenever people talk about social change beginning at home in the U.S., it generally begins with recycling – something you can make part of your daily life that is good […]
Posted on November 17, 2005 | 1 CommentSince we’re on the subject of “Unsolved Mysteries,” here’s a question I’ve pondered for years now: Why is that show always always on Lifetime, the alleged “TV for women.” According […]