@ The U: I fancy myself intimidating, but really I'm just ridiculous, and no one knows if it's contrived, self-deprecating stagecraft or a lack of self-awareness... either way, I'll have the last laugh.
"There is no god; there is only us. Savage and fragile."
Aquarelle - longing for a safe and cozy habor to come back to from her regular fishing trips out to the sea (a.k.a. exploring the big wide world). This is accompanied by a certain sense of nostalgia for simpler, more romantic times and a desire for a calm and harmonious environment.
The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge. Neither love without knowledge, nor knowledge without love can produce a good life. - Bertrand Russell A herring's blog Johari / Nohari
Stigmata - a double-edged sword, with direction and attraction
Neptunesnet -not sure if I remember you, or you remember me . . .
A cry of defiance, and not of fear,
A voice in the darkness, a knock at the door, and a word that shall echo for evermore!
For, borne on the night-wind of the Past, through all our history, to the last,
In the hour of darkness and peril and need, the people will waken and listen to hear
-- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow