Saturday, July 17, 2010
Frasier's favorite tune right now - sung by yours truly - is Itsy Bitsy Spider, complete with hand motions. This song is a panacea - it solves crying jags, distracts her during the changing of a treacherous diaper, etc.
In keeping with that theme, the Dogtor took some lovely early morning web photos this week.
(The Dogtor is always up early. Pre-6 AM many days. If ever I rise with him, the conversation typically goes:
Me: It's beautiful out!
Dogtor: It's always beautiful in the morning.
Me: Don't be self righteous.)
Walt Whitman, in his poem "A Noiseless Patient Spider," speaks of a spider "launching forth filament, filament, filament out of itself/Ever unreeling them, ever tirelessly speeding them." I love the image of the spider giving of itself, literally, to reach a destination.
In other news, I've always been fascinated by Spiderman's dancing abilities. Major sass.