Add Adventure and Stir

A Calvin and Hobbs bedroom

A Calvin and Hobbs bedroom

Add a healthy pinch of dirt and a scraped knee, and you have the boy.

Image source: Geekologie

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Who Am I?

Reblogged from: Motherhood Is An Art

I love starting my days off early.

I love books.

I love making noise.

I love asking questions.

I don’t like the word “no.”

I love helping people, whether they want me to or not.

I love opening the refrigerator door and closing it and then opening and closing it over and over and over.

I love pushing buttons (both figuratively and literally).

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My source: North Melbourne Mum

A Bit of History

“When I was in the military, they gave me a medal for killing two men and a discharge for loving one.” – Epitaph of an American military hero

The gay airman who took on the US military

In 1975 an air force sergeant made history when he came out, to challenge the ban on homosexuals in the US military. Leonard Matlovich became a figurehead for gay rights, but he could not have foreseen that in 2013 the US Supreme Court would be considering whether to overturn a ban on same-sex marriages.

“It just tears me apart on the inside,” Matlovich said in his first national TV interview in May 1975. “My conscience just wouldn’t let me do it any more. I had to come forward and say: No more, America!”

Matlovich was the kind of serviceman the air force prided itself on. He had voluntarily served three tours of duty in Vietnam. He had been injured while clearing landmines and was awarded a Purple Heart and the Bronze Star medal.

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