HungerSiteFox puts an icon in your statusbar each day. When you doubleclick it, you get one page with links to the Hunger, Breast Cancer, Children’s Health, Literacy, Rainforest and Animal Rescue sites. A single click in the frame for each site equals a donation for each site. Then you close that page, and the icon […]
Because it fits my current short attention span We have TEN planets! ToxTown Have any of you read Last Child in the Woods : Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder? I have Louv’s earlier book, The Web of Life: Weaving the Values That Sustain Us. Yay! I’ll be able to get Seventh Generation cleaning products at […]
Crocheted spoons! Okay, they’re pineapple bookmarks, but they look like spoons to me. Mostly for shadowkatt: Sparkly fae icons
Iran executes two gay teenagers Warning: There are photographs embedded in the linked article, including two of the boys with nooses around their necks just before their execution. The Iranian government is trying to claim that the boys raped another boy, but that is likely to be a fictional detail added after the execution began […]
What We Need –David Budbill From While We’ve Still Got Feet The Emperor, his bullies and henchmen terrorize the world every day, which is why every day we need a little poem of kindness, a small song of peace a brief moment of joy.
Firefly filk by the Bedlam Bards Edited to add: That link is gone, but you can hear “The Ballad of Joss” at https://bedlambards.bandcamp.com/album/on-the-drift. Current Mood: ;-)silly
38 years ago today, my incredible partner came into this world. I don’t know the name of the woman who bore him or the man who fathered him. To both of them, though, I give my thanks. Sam is one of the most incredible people I have ever known. I could go on ’til my fingers […]
Literature encourages tolerance — bigots and fanatics seldom have any use for the arts, because they’re so preoccupied with their beliefs and actions that they can’t see them also as possibilities. ‑Northrop Frye, writer (1912–1991)
Fairy Tale –Ron Padgett From You Never Know The little elf is dressed in a floppy cap and he has a big rosy nose and flaring white eyebrows with short legs and a jaunty step, though sometimes he glides across an invisible pond with a bonfire glow on his cheeks: it is northern Europe in the nineteenth […]
I hope it’s a lovely one, ariedana!