Sara V. Marder

Freedom through expression

dakotacityukuleleorchestra:

Sesame Street - It Feels Good When You Sing a Song (by NantoVision1)

hahaha i listen to this song all the time but this is the first time i really sat down and watched the video

the faces that olivia makes at David are so frikkin hilarious. i’m gonna have to make reaction gifs

"Sing a song about taking a walk in the rain"

and then she stares at him like “Nigga is you serious?”

and then their dancing is this amazing love child of completely rad and totally goofy (which is actually really typical of Sesame Street, lol)

scienceandfood:

Flavor the Month: Watermelon
Nothing says “summer” quite like a big, juicy slice of watermelon. Even if you prefer it charred on the grill or blended into an icy agua fresca, watermelon is one of the best ways to beat the late-summer heat.
So what gives watermelon its refreshingly delicate flavor?
Turns out the answer is pretty complicated. Over the last few decades, scientists have identified dozens of flavor and aroma molecules that contribute to watermelon’s unique taste.
And here’s an interesting twist: a watermelon’s flavor has a lot to do with its color. Chow down on a yellow ‘Early Moonbeam,’ a pale ‘Cream of Saskatchewan,’ or a deep red ‘Crimson Sweet’ and you’ll likely notice different flavor profiles for each melon. Read more… 
Photo credit: David MacTavish/Hutchinson Farm

scienceandfood:

Flavor the Month: Watermelon

Nothing says “summer” quite like a big, juicy slice of watermelon. Even if you prefer it charred on the grill or blended into an icy agua fresca, watermelon is one of the best ways to beat the late-summer heat.

So what gives watermelon its refreshingly delicate flavor?

Turns out the answer is pretty complicated. Over the last few decades, scientists have identified dozens of flavor and aroma molecules that contribute to watermelon’s unique taste.

And here’s an interesting twist: a watermelon’s flavor has a lot to do with its color. Chow down on a yellow ‘Early Moonbeam,’ a pale ‘Cream of Saskatchewan,’ or a deep red ‘Crimson Sweet’ and you’ll likely notice different flavor profiles for each melon. Read more… 

Photo credit: David MacTavish/Hutchinson Farm

Meditation exercise

Marty Rossman: now picture the image of an inner healer….

Meditation exercise

Marty Rossman: now picture the image of an inner healer….