I'm not going to lecture here. The world seems to be both glorious and in chaos and that status is apparent to all of us - now daily.

Carl Sagan wrote a book called Cosmos years ago and there was a PBS series of that name that more than took us by surprise as to the depth and breadth of its following. When it came out, it was 'destination' viewing. People planned around it, kids were told to hush up and listen, and parents were glued to this idea that we are just pixels...and there was something greater than us and our day to day.

I figured I'd start putting up some of this on here as a constant reminder that we are transient and the rest of the universe is forever...just to put us in perspective: