Happy Earth Day! Despite the fact that our government is doing everything it can to hasten the destruction of its natural beauty and balance, there are plenty of us who still cherish and want to protect our planet.
RIP, palm trees. The flood was not a friend to the three of you. I did try to find someone to rescue and rehab you, but none of the tree people thought it was feasible.
Mostly I’ll miss you because you were a home to bats, and bats eat mosquitos. Maybe when everything’s finished at the Hall, we can put up a bat house in your memory.
It’s Draw a Picture of a Bird Day! Did you do it?
My scratch paper bird’s eyes are scary as fuck.
You’d better do what he says.
Happy birthday to Geri, happy Easter to all, and happy day to the earth. It was a gorgeous spring day today in Houston.
Everyone is flawed. Thomas Jefferson, a great thinker and statesman, was no exception. But some people work to be their best selves, to see beyond their own pettiness and smallness, to push us all toward greatness as they strive for it themselves.
We should want better for ourselves, our fellow citizens, and our country than hate, division, cruelty, greed, and intolerance. When we are told and modeled to fear and hate and mock and bully, when we see it being institutionalized, even, and the most fragile among us targeted, then for our love of country, we must dissent. They knew this in 1776. We must remember it in 2018.
I can never see anything related to Stonehenge without thinking about This Is Spinal Tap.
Recently some new buttons have found their way into my collection. Anyone have any idea who she is? I think she’s adorable.
To the students and young people who are using their voices for what they believe in: NEVER LET ANYONE TELL YOU TO SHUT UP.
My life has been full of amazing Pisces people, and if I start naming them, I’m sure to leave one out and THERE WILL BE TEARS. So I’ll just say happy birthday to Timmy–HAPPY BIRTHDAY, TIMMY!–who shares this birthdate with my late mother, ensuring that I will never, ever forget it.