· Naughties
· · 2009
· · · July
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DotD: Triceratops Reflected · Today’s di­nosaur is in the nicest room at The Tyrrell, a big softly-lit space filled el­e­gant­ly with fos­sils rang­ing from big to huge. I didn’t man­age a good gen­er­al shot of the room, but this gives some­thing of the feel ...
Into the Dark · I read Tuesday’s sto­ry of the joint sui­cide of Joan and Ed­ward Downes. I’m sure this sto­ry touched many heart­s, what­ev­er we think of the eth­i­cal is­sues. Ear­ly this morn­ing I was driv­ing the kids around and they played a tune I’d nev­er heard called I’ll Fol­low You In­to the Dark. It’s a love­ly song — at once melo­di­ous, wit­ty, and sad — and it comes from ex­act­ly the same place as the sto­ry of the Downes’ death. This week there’s an ex­tra chance it’ll tug at your heart as it did mine ...
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