The Timeline Mirror

My gift to you this Friday? No less than a key to happiness. This Joseph Campbell video on childhood, living in the present, and the reflection of age is especially poignant to me as I prepare for my daughter’s second birthday next week. I hope it will be equally thought-provoking for you, no matter what stage … More The Timeline Mirror

Living Art

If I won the lottery (which would be pretty difficult, since I don’t play it), I would commission a house that’s a living art piece. As in, a piece of art you live in. Stick with me here. There is a point that pertains to you.

Pure Happiness

This Koop song is exquisitely lovely. I never get tired of it, especially when I’m in a peaceful and reflective mood, like this chilly, but sunny morning. I hope it reaches you in the same way.

Poetry

Whether you realize it or not, poetry is an everyday part of your life: the lyrics of a song, the prose in a childen’s story, the cadence of the evening news, and even the order and choice of the words you say are all types of poetry. “And why should I care?” you might ask. … More Poetry

Sing Out!

I was just sitting here writing, and this song came on the radio. I can’t hear it without smiling and literally wanting to sing out. Hopefully it will do the same for you.

Grumpus Soup

We conjured up this super easy (and healthy) recipe the other night when Szaba was possessed by The Grumpus Monster. It magically transformed her back into our babbling bundle of joy. It doesn’t seem fair to keep this power all to ourselves, so…

Confused and Amused

I’ve only been doing this “blog thing” for a couple of months now, but I continue to be confused and amused by the odd spam comments I receive. And I figure, why keep all of that quality entertainment to myself?