Month: May 2014

Nothing: #FMFparty #FiveMinuteFriday

Ephemera

Nothing. Nothing is standing between me and the day but a window and a screen. Nothing is standing between me and the dogs. Nothing is standing between me and the thought of getting out of bed. Nothing standing between me and the action except for the nothing. I got nothing. Holy words to say — if I leave everything fall away from the nothing then the action becomes easy. So, I got nothing and now […]

qotd May 29, 2014

qotd

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. Martin Luther King Jr., Letter from Birmingham Jail, April 16, 1963 via Quote Details: Martin Luther King Jr.: Injustice anywhere is a… – The Quotations Page.

qotd May 26, 2014

qotd

Men are afraid that women will laugh at them. Women are afraid that men will kill them. — Margaret Atwood via Women React to a Murder Spree at UCSB With an Airing of Grievances – Conor Friedersdorf – The Atlantic.

Close, #FMFparty

Ephemera

No, we weren’t close, my mother and me. I feel guilty, even though there is very little I could have done about it. The one incident I remember: After cleaning up the dinner dishes — I was about thirteen — and loading the dishwasher, I said, “I’m just so lonely.” We hugged, a long hug. We lived far out in the country — I had no brothers or sisters. No neighbors. I wished I had […]

Singers, ranked

art, etc. / music

The Vocal Ranges of the Greatest Singers.  From Mariah Carey‘s ear-piercing whistle to Barry White‘s deep bassy growl, compare the vocal ranges of today’s top artists with the greatest of all time. (via ConcertHotels.com). Related articles Axl Rose has a larger vocal range than Mariah Carey AXL ROSE revealed as ‘greatest singer of all time’ in study Axl Rose Not World’s Greatest Singer