This is where I share my favorite quote from the books I have been reading recently.
“He’s going to miss the briefing.” “Hmm.” I make a show of patting down my uniform, peering down my tunic. “I seem to have left the part of me that cares in my other pants.”Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
My heart is in my throat and my palms are damp. And I’m a million light-years from home and two hundred years out of time, and none of this makes any kind of sense. But if we’re all going to die anyway…Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
IT’S THE VERY GREAT FORTUNE OF EVERYTHING ELSE IN THE GALAXY THAT ULTRASAURS ARE NOW ALMOST EXTINCT, BUT IN THE UNLIKELY EVENT OF AN ENCOUNTER, TRADITIONAL WISDOM DICTATES DYING QUICKLY AS THE BEST COURSE OF ACTION.Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
Just an example of the snarky humor in Aurora Rising… even the computer gets snarky.
‘This earthly life is a battle’, said Ma. ‘If it isn’t one thing to contend with, it’s another. It always has been so , and it always will be. The sooner you make up your mind to that the better off you are, and the more thankful for your pleasures.Little Town on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
It’s true. The bad times always make the good times that much sweeter.
Children can now recognize greater than a thousand corporate logos, but fewer than ten plants native to their region.How to Raise a Wild Child by Scott D. Sampson
I just started reading this book about mentoring our children and helping them build a lasting connection with nature in this tech based world. And isn’t that just scary? This planet that we get our life from is important, and I want my kids to love it and do their part to take care of it.