except to say this
because it is the best treatise on compassion that i know:
by Mary Oliver
You do not have to be good.
musings, meditations, miscellany
i love books. especially free ones. no novels, alas. but when jesse's novel gets published i will read that immediately.
stay tuned for an announcement about my latest project idea tomorrow...
do these images not make you want to get crafty? i love the knitting needles especially. here are some crafty projects i'm inclined to do soon:
the fact remains, i'd rather take a nap than get crafty. but perhaps it is time to try anyway.
teacher: so, what fruits grow in israel?
dude. have you seen juno?
i do not like new year's eve, or any part of the american new year's celebration. as a family we have carved out a few new year's traditions that are pretty great (lobster!) but other than that, new year's eve has always seemed to serve as a reminder that time is running out. maybe it's the countdown right before midnight. it never seemed to me that this celebration is about ushering in a new year, just more about watching the old one slip away. i like beginnings. i do not like endings.