this one time when i was seven i thought that i could talk to trees (because i had no friends), and i use to sit by them and say things and one day i was talking to my tree friend called kevin and this girl went up to me and said “are you talking to that tree, freak!” and i started crying and hugged on to the tree, and while she was laughing one of the branches fell on the girls head, thanks kevin.
There is this quote by Carl Sagan that really resonates with me.
The significance of our lives and our fragile realm derives from our own wisdom and courage. We are the custodians of life’s meaning.
So yeah, to live life consciously and courageously, to learn and grow each day, to experience what the world has to offer, and to share it with those I love.
In celebration of National Tree Week, here’s a picture of the Major Oak in Sherwood- one of Britain’s most famous trees. This oak is around 1,000 years-old, and, according to legend, Robin Hood and his band of merry men used to shelter under its boughs.
President John F. Kennedy Peers into Space Capsule at the Presentation Ceremony of NASA Distinguished Service Medal (DSM) to Astronaut and Colonel John Glenn, Jr. at Hangar ‘S’ at Cape Canaveral, Florida, 02/23/1962
(Another user submission for our #RememberingJFK series - thanks!)
John F. Kennedy. 50th Anniversary of his death.