Category: storytelling

rainbow connection

What’s so amazing That keeps us stargazing? And what do you we think we might see? Someday we’ll find it The rainbow connection The lovers, the dreamers, and…

dizzy edge

Spinning on that dizzy edge, I kissed her face and kissed her head. And dreamed of all the different ways I had To make her glow. Just Like…

true colors

In a world full of people You can lose sight of it all. And the darkness inside you Can make you feel so small. True Colors, Cyndi Lauper

don’t you want me?

You were working as a waitress in a cocktail bar When I met you I picked you out, I shook you up And turned you around Turned you…

landslide

I took my love and I took it down I climbed a mountain and I turned around And I saw my reflection in the snow-covered hills Well, the…

shooting stars

I’m a shooting star leaping through the skies Like a tiger defying the laws of gravity. Queen, Don’t Stop Me Now

what a wonderful world

“I see trees of green, red roses too I see the bloom for me and you And I think to myself, What a wonderful world.” What a wonderful…

austen medallion – day 7

“The engagement between them is of a peculiar kind. From their infancy, they have been intended for each other. It was the favourite wish of his mother, as…

austen medallion – day 6

“Jane will be quite an old maid soon, I declare. She is almost three-and-twenty! Lord, how ashamed I should be of not being married before three-and-twenty!” -Jane Austen,…

austen medallion – day 5

Mr. Collins had only to change from Jane to Elizabeth–and it was soon done–done while Mrs. Bennet was stirring the fire. Elizabeth, equally next to Jane in birth…

austen medallion – day 4

When the ladies returned to the drawing-room, there was little to be done but to hear Lady Catherine talk, which she did without any intermission till coffee came…

austen medallion – day 3

“An unhappy alternative is before you, Elizabeth. From this day you must be a stranger to one of your parents. Your mother will never see you again if…

austen medallion – day 2

More than once did Elizabeth, in her ramble within the park, unexpectedly meet Mr. Darcy. She felt all the perverseness of the mischance that should bring him where…

austen medallion – day 1

“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.” – Jane Austen, Pride &…

einstein’s medallion: day 7

“No one sits under a tree with a book, no one gazes at the ripples on a pond… in this world, time passes more slowly for people in…

einstein’s medallion: day 6

“In this world, time is a local phenomenon. Two clocks close together tick at nearly the same rate. But clocks separated by distance tick at different rates. ……

einstein’s medallion: day 5

“Time is a stretch of nerve fibers: seemingly continuous from a distance, but disjointed close up… after each restart of time, the new world looks just like the…

einstein’s medallion: day 4

“But what is the past? Could it be, the firmness of the past is just an illusion? Could the past be a kaleidoscope, a pattern of images that…

einstein’s medallion: day 3

“This is a world of changed plans… for in this world, time flows not evenly but fitfully, and, as consequence, people receive fitful glimpses of the future.…What sense…

einstein’s medallion: day 2

“In this world, time has three dimensions, like space. Just as an object may move in three perpendicular dimensions … so an object may participate in three perpendicular…

einstein’s medallion: day 1

“Ten minutes past six, by the invisible clock on the wall. Minute by minute, new objects gain form.” – Alan Lightman, Einstein’s Dreams

owl

“Owl”, said Rabbit shortly, “you and I have brains. The others have fluff. If there is easy thinking to be done in this Forest – and when I…

raven

Back into the chamber turning, all my soul within me burning,Soon again I heard a tapping somewhat louder than before.`Surely,’ said I, `surely that is something at my…

drinks

“if you like pina coladas…”

thumbelina

“Thumbelina, what’s the difference if you’re very small? When your heart is full of love you’re nine feet tall.”

star

“And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by” – John Masefield

freedom

…But a caged bird stands on the grave of dreams his shadow shouts on a nightmare scream his wings are clipped and his feet are tied so he…

g’kar

“The universe speaks in many languages, but only one voice. It speaks in the language of hope. It speaks in the language of trust.” – Citizen G’Kar, Babylon…

balance

“I am a better person when I have less on my plate.” – Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat Pray Love

coraline

“She had the feeling that the door was looking at her, which she knew was silly, and knew on a deeper level was somehow true.” – Neil Gaiman,…

heart and home

“There’ll come a day when you’re losing your wayAnd you won’t know where you belong.They say that home is where your heart is,So follow your heart and know…

attitude

“Your attitude is like a box of crayons that color your world. Constantly color your picture gray, and your picture will always be bleak. Try adding some bright…

alhambra

“The very light falls tenderly from above, through the lantern of a dome tinted and wrought as if by fairy hands.” -Washington Irving, The Alhambra (The Court of…

across the universe

“Images of broken light, which dance before me like a million eyesThey call me on and on across the universe.” – The Beatles

fish

“The Rainbow Fish shared his scales left and right. And the more he gave away, the more delighted he became. When the water around him filled with glimmering…

friendship

“Remember, ‘No one’s more important than people’! In other words, friendship is the most important thing–not career or housework, or one’s fatigue–and it needs to be tended and…

door

“It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out of your door,” … “You step onto the Road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there is no knowing where…

door knocker

“I wear the chain I forged in life,” replied the Ghost. “I made it link by link, and yard by yard; I girded it on of my own…

lifesaver

A community of people act to support people and save lives.

taming foxes

It doesn’t take many generations to breed a tame fox that shows physical signs of domestication. http://www.fastcompany.com/3037451/pet-week/meet-your-new-pet-a-domesticated-fox