Saturday, December 17, 2005

What do you want to be when you grow up?

My new favourite blog is The Celestial Monochord which i discovered in a haze of bliss brought on by reading and hearing Long Sought Home - What a great day!

The Chinese have a saying about having a dream for after you find your dream. I was reminded of this by a convoluted route.

Trick Two is going through the Door.
Trick One is finding the damned thing in the first place.

Long Sought Home has a link to The Ramblings Of The Bearded One who posted (follow the link) a witty Einstein Chalkboard pic, where Albert is seen addressing some of the fundamental problems of the Universe. Then Somehow I found the Old Negro Space Program which also has it's beginnings in the basic yearnings of folks to get a career, and a bit of privacy and erm, other stuff. This documentary Unearths a scandal of Astronomical proportions.

And just when I thought it was safe to relax, The Celestial Monochord hits again with this little vignette from Astronaut, Steve Robinson

... there is a guy with his eye on the bigger picture.

Don't forget to check the Einstein and Folkways Records Story too.


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