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 August 15, 2009 | 2 Comments1. When a distant star shakes and shimmies ever so slightly (visible only through a high-powered telescope), that’s a good indication that it has planets orbiting around it. The gravitational […]
Posted on June 6, 2009 | 4 CommentsWhat happened when I tried Zen meditation. Things that are hard about being close to people who are in recovery. Why I don’t like arts festivals very much. Overprotective parenting. […]
Posted on April 28, 2009 | No CommentsI’ve been spending a lot of time with my hands in projects that yield results that I can see and touch lately, like wallpaper stripping and framing my kid’s art […]
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 August 24, 2008 | 1 CommentI’ve been prone since Friday afternoon, when a nasty summer cold walloped me into bed. I missed a birthday party, a couple of nice days and a dog festival, but […]
Posted on July 2, 2008 | 8 CommentsToday is my birthday and I’ve just dropped my son off at play camp. That means I have two whole uninterrupted hours to do something or other. I could make […]
Posted on March 22, 2008 | No Comments“Here lies Arthur C Clarke. He never grew up and did not stop growing.”— From BBC News. Apparently, this epitaph was the author’s request. You can also watch him talk […]