This article about a ballet star who experienced burn-out, at age 21: “Dance is a real calling . . . because you not only have to be an athlete, of course there’s also the artistry that’s involved. There’s no such thing as perfection. You have to let it devour you.”
This short Academy award nominated movie definitely worth watching: The Fantastic Flying Books of Morris Lessmore.
Washington Times: Values voters with big families favor Santorum. I favor Santorum. We’ll see how it all goes.
This rumination on awkwardness and its ramifications: “There can be no community without passage through awkwardness, and real community is always worth it.” ~Kirk Bozeman
The Oxford Chronicles by Sarah Clarkson at the Rabbit Room. Color me green with envy.
“I greet you tonight from that Rabbit Room, the one in the Eagle & Child Pub, right in the heart of Oxford. The room where C.S. Lewis and Tolkien and a small host of thinkers like them tossed thoughts and growing tales back and forth amidst many pints and much laughter. The room in which the stories that shaped us all had at least a little of their making.”