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Sep 1
foundhergrail:

Not to be too weirdly mushy, but One Time is almost a 1,000 subscribers and that’s just crazy. Amazingly crazy. So thanks. 

Now imagine if every one of them donated a dollar a month: http://www.patreon.com/onetime

foundhergrail:

Not to be too weirdly mushy, but One Time is almost a 1,000 subscribers and that’s just crazy. Amazingly crazy. So thanks. 

Now imagine if every one of them donated a dollar a month: http://www.patreon.com/onetime

I think I’ll do a Moon traffic map next.

I think I’ll do a Moon traffic map next.

thepierglass:

Orientation at MIT means students… building a DIY roller coaster because OF COURSE IT DOES.

I like the requirement of returning the chair to the starting point.

thepierglass:

Orientation at MIT means students… building a DIY roller coaster because OF COURSE IT DOES.

I like the requirement of returning the chair to the starting point.

Aug 6

And when I was that age, I had toppled chairs, cardboard boxes, and made all the sounds myself.

theartassignment:

Back at @massmoca. Such a photogenic museum. #theartassignment

One of my favorites…
https://www.flickr.com/photos/namlhots/sets/72157626930959925/

theartassignment:

Back at @massmoca. Such a photogenic museum. #theartassignment

One of my favorites…

https://www.flickr.com/photos/namlhots/sets/72157626930959925/

Together
Last week was a pretty awful week on our blue home.  45 years ago today, three of us were very far away from home preparing to orbit the moon.  45 years ago tomorrow, Michael Collins would become the loneliest human in history*.  While Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin descended upon, landed, and walked on the moon, Collins circled above, watching his blue home rise and set over the magnificent desolation over and over again.  And waiting for his companions to return.
Since everything shot with film, there are comically few photos of this great adventure.  Imagine handing them a few space-hardened digital cameras, we’d have so many more.  Of the few, this sequence, taken when Collins spotted Armstrong and Aldrin approaching in the lunar module with the Earth rising in the distance is one of the best.
Imagine how they felt, together again.  All of us together, it is reckoned that over 600 million people were watching Apollo 11 at the same time.  All colors, all religions, all humans, all sexes and genders, together on our blue home.  It would do us all good to pause and remember again.
*He took it well, never feeling lonely.
GIF by Tom Stohlman from NASA Photo Archives scanned by NASA Johnson Center.

Together

Last week was a pretty awful week on our blue home.  45 years ago today, three of us were very far away from home preparing to orbit the moon.  45 years ago tomorrow, Michael Collins would become the loneliest human in history*.  While Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin descended upon, landed, and walked on the moon, Collins circled above, watching his blue home rise and set over the magnificent desolation over and over again.  And waiting for his companions to return.

Since everything shot with film, there are comically few photos of this great adventure.  Imagine handing them a few space-hardened digital cameras, we’d have so many more.  Of the few, this sequence, taken when Collins spotted Armstrong and Aldrin approaching in the lunar module with the Earth rising in the distance is one of the best.

Imagine how they felt, together again.  All of us together, it is reckoned that over 600 million people were watching Apollo 11 at the same time.  All colors, all religions, all humans, all sexes and genders, together on our blue home.  It would do us all good to pause and remember again.

*He took it well, never feeling lonely.

GIF by Tom Stohlman from NASA Photo Archives scanned by NASA Johnson Center.

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foundhergrail:

Click your heels together three times and say Patreon Patreon Patreon. Then set up a Patreon account. #yesyoucan

The thing about Patreon and One Time is that while I do a lot of work organizing, curating, and editing, I know a lot of work comes from the storytellers themselves. I’m not sure how I feel about asking an audience for money based on a project that’s collaborative. 

There are two types of people in the world: Those who collaborate but think they did it all by themselves.  They have no problem asking to be paid for their work.  You are clearly the other type.

One Time is your idea*.  It will not happen without you**.  Ask us for money***.

By the way, am I on The List?

*Don’t get too full of yourself, it’s a little bit Moth, a little bit This American Life, a little bit of every storytelling circle since Homer’s.

**And the rest of us, see above*.

***Patreon, I hear, is a good model.  Ask our pal Molly for dos and don’ts.

Stephen Ashley Holt  ’s brilliant cartoon about Buzz Aldrin and the Moon Landing Conspiracy Theorists.

Stephen Ashley Holt  ’s brilliant cartoon about Buzz Aldrin and the Moon Landing Conspiracy Theorists.

Jul 9
Table of Power on Flickr.

Table of Power on Flickr.