Today would have been my brother’s 58th birthday.
I love you, Darrell Lee. Led Zeppelin and Miles Davis on the turntable. Freshly frosted birthday cake. You are infinitely loved, and missed, everyday. You are with me. Always.
Darrell with our great-grandmother, Alma Evelo Latta, in her backyard in Sparta, Illinois. ♥
A screen capture after serendipitously being prompted recently to look for video from the grand opening of Planet Hollywood in San Diego, March, 1995…my radio days. Darrell is on the right (in white), and my kids’ dad, Billy Ashfield on his left, working the rope line. :)
Darrell Lee Ohlau
November 30, 1963 – January 5th, 2000
…found in the most unexpected places.
“Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won’t come in.”
― Isaac Asimov
“We already know this law of compassion, because it is written on our hearts. We contradict our own good common sense when we seek ritual purity or any kind of moral superiority instead of loving who/what is right in front of us.”
-Father Richard Rohr, Center for Action & Contemplation
Still lovin’ this.
NY Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney at the Met Gala 2021.
Sun Valley, Idaho
…is our super power.”
-Krista Tippet, On Being
“When you awaken, so too does the entire universe.” -Jennifer Rose
‘All my relations.’
“They tried to bury us. They didn’t know we were seeds.”
-Ruth H. Hopkins
Most auspicious welcome!
Early risers in the U.S. can catch a spectacular view of the moon Wednesday morning before sunrise, but what you’ll be able to see will depend largely on where you live.
The Galactic Core of the Milky Way is starting to show up in the early morning hours.
-Sun Valley Resort ☆☆•*¨*•.¸¸
Never let the fear of this world distract you from the immense beauty, infinite mystery & deep love all around you.
How can we not do everything in our power to keep her safe?
[200-year-old Wisteria in Japan.]