Monthly Archives: August 2011

From the quote box

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, “I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.” You must do the thing you think you cannot do. — Eleanor Roosevelt Continue reading

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Post-Birthday, Post-Irene #irene518

Nice surprises over the past two days. Continue reading

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Legendary Tales

The story I keep thinking about though is one mentioned in the LoTR, The Tale of Beren and Lúthien. It has really made me think about these epic stories. Continue reading

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Units of measure

There are joules, and ergs and kilobytes. There are miles and yards and silly little millimeters. There are decibels, rads and pounds. And then there are ways of conveying big things. Billions and billions and billions of stars has nothing … Continue reading

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Do or do not

From the quote box: You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try. — Beverly Sills

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