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"Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work"*...

From Boing Boing.

* Aristotle


As we revisit vocation, we might send thoughtful birthday greetings to Michel Eyquem de Montaigne; he was born on this date in 1533.   98 more words

Nomad Transportation

The desert life seems to be a magnet for interesting unique modes of transportation. I love it ! I feel like I’m in a real life version of a Richard Scarry Busytown book.


We’ve had quite a bit of snow here in the Northeast, and had our first snowday of the year yesterday. Hooray!

Naturally, we’ve been quite busy today, as grateful parents get their kids finally out of the house, the back-to-back closures of Presidents Day and a snowday clearly making for some frazzled nerves. 495 more words

The Fox and the Crow: A Modern Understanding of the Methodology Used by Men to Harass Pedestrian Women (With Fun Richard Scarry Art for the Kids!!!)

Rereading “Richard Scarry’s Best Story Book Ever,” I noted how in “The Fox and the Crow” each animal uses a different method to coerce the cheese from the crow. 702 more words

23012015 - busy world

I would 100% guarantee the saying “busy people get things done” or another saying “if you want something done, ask a busy person”.

The less you have to do, the less you seem inclined to do things. 377 more words

Perth To Melbourne


Lazy parenting “pro” tip: Richard Scarry’s Best Counting Video Ever is my go-to whenever I need to do food-prep and do not want a little “helper.”  The Richard Scarry videos are pretty innocuous, educational, and full of cars and animals (aka.

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