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 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 April 17, 2011 | No CommentsArrow came along about one year before my son did. A rescue puppy, he’s always been a bit troubled, and a regular pain in the butt. Since we only know […]
Posted on April 16, 2011 | No CommentsThere is nothing I wouldn’t do for the owner of this hand. For the person who would find a tiny violet on the playground, hold it in his hands for […]
Posted on April 13, 2011 | No CommentsOnce, when he was two or three, he asked me in earnest, “can I drive?” Now he watches my right knee as we travel through town. “Why does it move […]
Posted on March 9, 2011 | No CommentsDeclan has begun to read aloud like John Lithgow… with purpose and emphasis and drama. It’s the best sound in the whole entire world, next to his laugh. The other […]
Posted on December 10, 2010 | 5 CommentsLast night, my son told me he had something important to show me at school this morning. “A tree in the hallway,” he said, “with paper ornaments.” That’s sweet, I […]
Posted on March 10, 2010 | 5 CommentsOne of Declan’s best friends at preschool is an extremely sweet little girl (I’ll call her Nora). The intensity of her smiles and happy bounces make it seem like she’s […]
Posted on March 1, 2010 | No CommentsHe’s been considering wishes for a few months now, toying with fairy dust and never missing a fountain. Since this year began, he’s had a new one. And he repeats […]
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