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Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Looking at the Bigger Picture

If you are like me (or not, hopefully): tired in general, not dancing, tired of runny noses and sneezing and holiday shopping madness...

I just wanted to look at a different bigger picture right now, to get out of my little tired world, and here is what I found. The Forehead of the Sky.

I like that.

Be sure to scroll to the right. The view's pretty f**king amazing from up here.


Malena December 19, 2007 at 7:45 PM  

Amazing picture, thank you for posting, TB! It does make one feel much better, higher too...
We have all been there one way or another. I can almost recognize the place, tango music in the background :)
Hope you are feeling better!

Anonymous December 20, 2007 at 8:39 AM  

Maybe this is where Miss Mary Ann stands when she says "I see Cleveland, I see Paris"?

I love APOD. Part of my computer warm-up morning ritual.

j December 20, 2007 at 11:06 AM  

man, i *am like you right now, except for the cold part. so overwhelmed with logistics and hitches, and not dancing! thanks for the opportunity to both commune and turn my focus outward!

happy howlidays!

dutchbaby December 20, 2007 at 11:28 AM  

Thank you, Tangobaby! I can always count on you to enlighten my day with a beautiful image, a new insight, or just plain fun. I appreciate seeing this gorgeous view from Everest while sipping a cup of tea with as much oxygen to breath as I want without altitude sickness!

Merry Christmas!

studio wellspring December 20, 2007 at 11:53 AM  

nice reminder.... bringing things back into proper focus.
LOVE the image & the site ~ some incredible shots of our cosmos there too.

tangobaby December 20, 2007 at 2:00 PM  

You guys are the best...Thank you for your bright and cheery comments, and for joining me at the top of the world.

Johanna, I have a follow-up to the Miss Mary Ann story. Stay tuned.

msHedgehog December 21, 2007 at 4:01 AM  

I love it. And I love the little extra links they put - it just led me to a history of teapots!

I've got some more British Museum links for you as well - Hornedjitef and Soter asked to be remembered to you.

tangobaby December 21, 2007 at 11:00 AM  

You rock, Ms. Hedgehog. You are my Roving Museum Reporter. If you ever come to SF someday, I promise not to take you to our museums. They are sad, third-rate affairs.

Will you go to the V&A museum for me soon? And how did you find the history of teapots on a NASA website? I am confused about that.