I’m currently in the process of selling everything I own. The shedding process has a ritual: I photograph each item from a dozen angles and describe all of its flaws....
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Sun, 03 Aug 2014 09:00:38
Life is a funny old thing, she said, beginning a blog post with a cliché. I haven’t written here for some time. In fact, as a formerly dedicated nonnie with...
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Wed, 02 Jan 2013 10:14:57
I’ve been tagged in a writer’s blog hop by the lovely Charlotte Strong. This seems as good a time as any to get back into the swing of occasional blogging,...
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Wed, 05 Dec 2012 09:00:19
The force that through the green fuse drives the flower Drives my green age; that blasts the roots of trees Is my destroyer. - Dylan Thomas
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 02:45:38
Aegir, Norse Lord of the Sea Aegir literally means ‘sea’. In Norse cosmology, Aegir is the presiding Spirit of the Ocean. He may also be understood as actually ‘being’ the Ocean. Aegir is incredibly ancient, even primeval. His nature as a deity is unclear; He is sometimes called a ‘Jotun’ (giant), but He may be so old that He predates Jotuns or any other known classification.
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 23:23:04
Rán is the Norse goddess of storms, and the wife of the sea god Aegir. She rules over the realm of the dead which is situated on the bottom of the ocean. She sinks ships and collects drowned sailors in her nets and takes them to her hall where she tenderly ministers them (drowned persons neither go to Valhalla nor to Helheim). With Aegir she is the mother of nine daughters (their names are poetic terms for different characteristics of waves), who wore white robes and veils. Sailors often ...
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 23:22:24
The Great Red Spot of Jupiter. Actually a storm that's been raging for over 300 years, it's three times the size of the entire Earth.
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 23:21:31
I can't believe there's some places where you can't see the stars at night. Such incredible beauty that reminds us how small we are.
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 23:20:48
Photographer Thomas O'Brien captured this self-portrait under the Milky Way at Great Basin National Park in Nevada
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 23:20:44
Llangollen, Wales — Joanne Gregory carries the Olympic torch on a hand-drawn canal boat across the historic Pontcysyllte Aqueduct as the Olympic flame makes its way to London on Day 12 of its 70-day relay involving 8,000 torchbearers and covering 8,000 miles. PHOTOGRAPH BY: CHRISTOPHER FURLONG / GETTY IMAGES
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 19:05:44