The Wonders of the Universe (Rachel Carson)

“The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction.” ― Rachel Carson

Top Posts of 2013

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” - Anais Nin I have three (3 1/2) good excuses to make a ‘top posts’ post for 2013: it’s nearly the end of the year (close enough), I’ve just turned another year older [...]

6 Things I Wish for on my Twenty-Third Birthday

Do you remember closing your eyes and making a wish before blowing the candles out on your birthday cake? When was the last time you did that?This year I wanted to make all birthday spirits and superstitions (the ones that don’t like you voicing aloud your secret wishes) squirm by putting my wishes to paper. [...]