oooooo! oooooo! i just found this & had to share immediately. (because I know all of you 4 readers check this every hour just waiting for my next post).
It's a blog called : 500 Pieces of Prudent Advice for my Baby Daughter.
i've only gotten through a couple pages & am loving loving the wise words, bits of poetry & artwork written & created for her wee one.
here are a couple that stood out to me:
#57 There are some topics of conversation that a lot of people like to talk about, but very few people like to hear about.
In general, I suggest saving these topics for your close friends: Your physical aches and pains, the content of your dreams, intimate details of your personal relationships, whining of any kind.
Your dad appreciates music in such a powerful way that it is hard to understand what it does to him. You are part of him and therefore it is likely that listening to music will have the same effect on you.
Your heart is a great river after a long spell of rain, spilling over its banks. All signposts that once stood on the ground are gone, inundated and carried away by that rush of water. And still the rain beats down on the surface of the river. Every time you see a flood like that on the news you tell yourself: That's it. That's my heart.
Kafka on the Shore, Haruki Murakami
makes me wanna go squeeze our little Rubes.
life is so sweet with a baby.