Freedom looks like this.
My uncle told me that when you make a fire with driftwood, sometimes the salts and residues it’s picked up color the flames.
Driftwood fire 2 (by Don Fulano)
What’s holding you up?
To happiness, to here and now, to world enough and time. - Audrey Niffeneger
Clocks and compasses.
Have there ever been things more necessary or more meaningless than directions and time?
Where are you going, and where are you from? Did the roads that you followed keep all their promises? And on that compass, were you following bubbles, numbers, arrows, or dreams?
I’ve always been fascinated by compasses. Maybe it’s because I’m awful at using them, or maybe it’s because I’m intrigued by the idea of having just one true north. Regardless, isn’t this one nifty?
War elephants were the tanks of their time. Their tough hides were nearly impervious to arrows, and their giant size made them perfect for trampling through enemy lines. In 331 BCE, Alexander the Great was so nervous about the Persian army’s pachyderms that he made a sacrifice to the God…