Friday, December 11, 2009

"An empty mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled."


Friday, November 27, 2009

"I think Crab, my dog, be the sourest-natured dog that lives."

- Wm. Shakespeare in Two Gentlemen of Verona

Friday, November 20, 2009

Every year in the US, 625 people are struck by lightning.

Friday, November 13, 2009

"The tentacles of the giant Arctic jellyfish can reach 120 feet (36.6 meters) in length."

Friday, November 6, 2009

Friday, October 30, 2009

"The only certainty is that nothing is certain."

- Pliny the Elder

Friday, October 23, 2009

"Powerlessness and silence go together."
- Margaret Atwood

Friday, October 16, 2009

"Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy."

-Thich Nhat Hanh

Friday, October 9, 2009

"A book must be an ice-axe to break the sea frozen inside us"

- Kafka

Friday, October 2, 2009

"In spite of a sluggish economy, U.S. wine consumption registered its 14th consecutive annual gain in 2007, as Americans drank more wine than Italians for the first time ever and now trail only the French in total wine consumed."
-Wine Spectator