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I know a place…
blue sky: Saint Nicholas Church in Prague by F.Maleček
I’ve had lots of happy moments. I’ve been lucky. But I always think the happiest moment hasn’t happened yet. I’m talking about the queen of happy moments. The biggie. The unfathomable. The epitome of happiness. The only thing is, I worry that when it comes along I won’t recognize it. It’ll be flashing away there at the edge of my vision and I’ll be looking so hard that I’ll just let it float right by.
Spectra of Daylight through Coloured Gasses & Vapours.
Plates from William Allen Miller’s article On some cases of lines in the prismatic spectrum. Featured in Linda Hall Library’s exhibition, Wheels, Pyramids, and Spinning Tops: The Scientific Approach to Color.
when I remember Ireland it smells like gingerbread cookies and tea.
but not our love
While the situation is better today than it was several years ago, public school libraries still do not have enough books, especially those that are current and compelling for kids.
On March 4, City National Bank awarded 80 Reading is the Way Up literacy grants totalling more than $86,000 to schools in California, Nevada, New York, Tennessee, and Georgia.(via nationalbook)