Don't shush me!

...because it's already happened in restaurants, movie theaters, and most recently, at a Broadway show.

At any given moment of the day, there are an infinite number of disconnected thoughts swirling around in my brain. This blog is an attempt at a semblance of peace of mind; a good night's sleep wouldn't be so bad, either.

On Humor

husband: The problem isn’t the subject, it’s the execution.

me: That’s exactly how I feel about the French Revolution.

In the final analysis, then, perhaps the Muppets don’t have many religious adherents and don’t openly practice religion because they’re Muppets — beings who already and without ritual or dogma understand how to exist in accord with the cosmos.
We strive for the heights but our natures betray us, Chamcha thought; clowns in search of crowns.
Salman Rushdie, The Satanic Verses (currently reading)

nprfreshair:

Yi Peng Festival, Thailand

Monks looked up at the magnificent night sky filled with thousands of lanterns in awe. This was the moment I’ve been waiting for and it lasted very quickly due to strong wind. A very heavy downpour occurred right after we left the place.

Photograph by Justin Ng, Your Shot

nprfreshair:

Yi Peng Festival, Thailand

Monks looked up at the magnificent night sky filled with thousands of lanterns in awe. This was the moment I’ve been waiting for and it lasted very quickly due to strong wind. A very heavy downpour occurred right after we left the place.

Photograph by Justin Ng, Your Shot

wnycradiolab:

natgeofound:

Fairgoers in new-model cars ride through displays of Earth’s history at the 1964 World’s Fair in Queens, New York. Photograph by James P. Blair, National Geographic

Love this. I like living in the present and all, but I really wish I had been around for the 1964 World’s Fair. And all the rest of them, for that matter.

Seconded.

wnycradiolab:

natgeofound:

Fairgoers in new-model cars ride through displays of Earth’s history at the 1964 World’s Fair in Queens, New York. Photograph by James P. Blair, National Geographic

Love this. I like living in the present and all, but I really wish I had been around for the 1964 World’s Fair. And all the rest of them, for that matter.

Seconded.

Hope has two beautiful daughters; their names are Anger and Courage. Anger at the way things are, and Courage to see that they do not remain as they are.
Augustine of Hippo