ChildhooD OpenTrackback Weekend

In every real man a child is hidden that wants to play.
Friedrich Nietzsche

So, like a forgotten fire, a childhood can always flare up again within us.
Gaston Bachelard

When I grow up I want to be a little boy.
Joseph Heller

Maybe we should develop a Crayola bomb as our next secret weapon. A happiness weapon. A beauty bomb. And every time a crisis developed, we would launch one. It would explode high in the air – explode softly – and send thousands, millions, of little parachutes into the air. Floating down to earth – boxes of Crayolas. And we wouldn’t go cheap, either – not little boxes of eight. Boxes of sixty-four, with the sharpener built right in. With silver and gold and copper, magenta and peach and lime, amber and umber and all the rest. And people would smile and get a little funny look on their faces and cover the world with imagination.
Robert Fulghum

Childhood innocence seems almost entirely lost does it not sweet friends?

Is there a way to bring it back?
What say y’all?

Any special childhood memories or insights to share?

Open Trackbacks all weekend long.

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36 Responses to “ChildhooD OpenTrackback Weekend”

  1. The Stout Republican says:

    The Disappointment Grows…

    “He made some bad choices…”
    The Foley debacle grows, and instantly what is a sad display of criminality grows into partisan bickering. Who knew what, when they knew it, and of course the mantra “resign, resign, resign.” …

  2. Al-Ozarka says:

    Whew! For a little bit there, Angel, I thought you were turning in to another Dan Trabue! (LOL!)

    “Childhood innocence seems almost entirely lost does it not sweet friends?

    Is there a way to bring it back?”

    Yep–be adult-like and give the adolescents of the world a hard, meaningful spanking instead of letting them kick us in the shins!

    A nuke here, a little morality there….

  3. Brooke says:

    I have a vicarious childhood through my kids. Although I can’t be their friend (I’m Momma), I can feel their joy while playing, or seeing something new to them that is amazing, that the wonder is gone for me.

  4. Gayle says:

    LOL! Angel is far from turning into a Dan Trabue, thank goodness! :)

    Cute post, Angel. Lately though, I feel like the parachuttes would break and I would be bombarded with boxes of crayons. LOL! It’s okay, I’m just a bit overworked!

    Now I must go out into the yard and get some work done. (See what I mean?)

  5. Planck's Constant says:

    New Military Dress Uniforms…

    The military services are updating their Dress uniforms. Vote for your favorite.
    Here is the proposed Air Force Dress Uniform….

  6. The Right Nation says:

    Foleygate (Open) Must-Read List…

    Worst October Surprise, Ever – Patrick Godfrey, The American Thinker; Nothing New Under the Sun – Dean Barnett, Townhall; Democrats’ Plan to Out Gay Republicans – Rush Limbaugh,……

  7. Blue Star Chronicles says:

    Happy Autumn…

    So What’s Everybody Talking About?

    October 6 – 8, 2006

    Just link and trackback to this post. Nothing to it but to do it….

  8. Angel says:

    Thanks Brooke and Gayle..heh… :)
    thanks guys n dolls for the linky luv! :)

  9. Angel says:

    oh thanks to Al Ozarka :)

  10. Blue Star Chronicles says:

    Faith and Courage of An Amish Girl…

    And then there’s their faith. Did Robert’s not follow through with his plans to molest them because he saw their faith and courage? Did he ask for their prayers for the same reason?

    In the end, did their murderer see God in those children?…

  11. hnav says:

    It’s the weekend?


    What happened to the week?

    How did this happen?

    Time moves so quickly…

  12. The Clash of Civilizations says:

    The Clash’s Weekend Open Forum 7…

    Featuring the Trackback Kraken: “I will test my weapons of mass destruction – and I don’t mean my claws and teeth!” Friday means – OPEN TRACKBACKS! If you’ve got something interesting to say on October 6, 7, or 8? Then link here and send a trackbac…

  13. benning's Writing Pad says:

    Harry Potter: It Ain’t Just Voldemort After Him…

    These novels bring us the image of a full, rich world – minus Church, perhaps – written in a captivating, enjoyable style. It’s aimed at young readers, those who need to read most, and enjoy reading most. The Harry Potter novels give younger readers a…

  14. Stiknstein says:

    Stik sez….

    Some of us awake in the night with strange phantasms of enchanted hills and gardens,
    of fountains that sing in the sun, of golden cliffs overhanging murmuring seas,
    of plains that stretch down to cities of bronze and stone,
    and of shadowy companies of heroes that ride caparisoned white horses along the edges of thick forests…….

    Then we know we have looked back onto that world of wonder which was ours before we were wise and unhappy.

    H.P Lovecraft

    Well he would say it if Lovecraft didn’t first………..

  15. stikNstein….has no mercy » Blog Archive » Welcome to the CONGRESSIONAL PAGE TIPLINE……… says:

    [...] Mary Katherine Ham….Foleyed out Blog-o-Fascists Iowa Voice Wide Awake Cafe Wake up America about CREW Webloggin More on CREW at Strata-Sphere Flopping Aces Of Course Michelle Malkin Wuzzadem with Hasterts Victory Dance Right Wing News Angel provides a change of pace [...]

  16. Tor's Rants says:

    Evangelicals Leaving the Republicans…

    Just as African-Americans are slowly coming to the conclusion that their votes have been taken for granted by the Democrats, it’s good to see that the Republicans are having similar problems holding onto one of their core constituencies….

  17. Angel says:

    Wowza..thanks allz…and thanks for that StiK.. :)

  18. Church and State says:

    Weekend Open Trackback – Oct 6 – 8, 2006…

    Weekend open trackback! Leave a trackback of your best post for others to read….

  19. The Scratching Post says:

    Why Do We Have to Watch CNN?…

    I spent two hours in O’Hare airport and it was all I could do to get away from TV sets blasting CNN at inescapable volume…

  20. Cop The Truth says:

    My School Violence Rant…

    The rash of recent school shootings in very troubling, especially since they seem to be getting more violent and more bizarre by the incident. In the last week or so: A young girl was killed by some PoS in Colorado…

  21. stikNstein….has no mercy » Blog Archive » Welcome to the CONGRESSIONAL PAGE TIP LINE……… says:

    [...] Mary Katherine Ham….Foleyed out Blog-o-Fascists Iowa Voice Wide Awake Cafe Wake up America about CREW Webloggin More on CREW at Strata-Sphere Flopping Aces Of Course Michelle Malkin Wuzzadem with Hasterts Victory Dance Right Wing News Angel provides a change of pace Gratuitous Linkage to a fellow Carolinian Pirates Cove [...]

  22. middleclassguy says:

    I have been a kid my whole adult life. I get to play cops and robbers.

  23. The Amboy Times says:

    Open Trackback Weekend…

    I’ve inactive (as far as blogging goes) all week, so bring your best posts!Other OTA’s, Woman Honor Thyself , Stop The ACLU , Samantha Burns , The World According To Carl Go Padres! My team is in the playoffs, though…

  24. The Amboy Times says:

    Theaters Nix Assassination Flick…

    Major Chains are refusing to play the film, which mixes real news footage with dramatized segments depicting the fictional 2007 death of President Bush… While lefties fantasize of mudering Bush, the public kill thier ideas in real life. … the…

  25. FreeCyprus says:

    My uncle was this eternal little kid…always fascinated by every little thing God’s planet had to offer, never once came off as jaded or cynical. He lived to be 91. There’s got to be something there…

    Keep up the good work WHT!

  26. Tim says:

    Boy Scouts. Its all about Boy Scouts to me. I can’t wait until my 7 month old gets a little older. He’ll go to BS, play football and be a big star…I’m basically going to live all my dreams through my son, making him grow up to hate and resent me.

  27. DL says:

    Sounds like an opportunity to sneak in a “childlike” poem.

    Ode to Yeast

    Discovered by Columbus
    To him we tip our hat
    Before he threw it overboard
    the whole darn world was flat.

    Sorry Angel – I couldn’t resist

  28. TMH's Bacon Bits says:

    Top Ten (Profound) Headlines…

    The core values of the zany are exhibited here…


  29. hnav says:

    such fun to review these memories…

    i am afraid i have so many embarrassing moments, and i never imagined the good, the bad, the boring, the fun would remain with me still, as if they only happened a bit ago.

    i imagined myself a totally different person, and yet, i feel very much the same in some ways. when i look back, through the years, life seems incredibly short, yet the years are indeed long.

    best wishes…

  30. Conservative Cat says:

    An Unseen Story Behind the Story…

    The Seattle Times has an article about a new Iraqi television comedy. The show, written by an Iraqi poet named Talib al-Sudani, features heavy-duty satire that pokes fun at the general state of things in Iraq. The Times makes a……

  31. Planck's Constant says:

    if thine eye offend thee, pluck it out…

    As a guest blogger on Jihadi Du Jour, I wrote about Muslim taxi drivers who refused to transport customers carrying or suspected of carrying alcohol. Now comes news that a Muslim police officer was excused from guarding London’s Israeli Embassy after….

  32. TMH's Bacon Bits says:

    Kelo: The Silent Issue…

    by DL
    The news these days is carried by the latest hot cycle: Iraq, election scandals, ex-presidential meltdowns on TV, or shootings reported ad nauseam and even perhaps, precipitated by the notoriety received on TV. Often the issues that are on the…

  33. Blue Star Chronicles says:

    Danes Defy Dhimmitude…

    A group of youth of the People’s Party of Denmark had a mohammad drawing contest while at camp this past summer. They apparently spent some time mocking mohammad. Danish TV aired the amateur video….

  34. Mensa Barbie Welcomes You says:

    ICBM Warning Issued (Russia) 5.18.06…

    I am reminded of an article (reprinted below) from the General Staff of Russia’s Armed forces (5.18.06) which serves to further validate our concerns about the dangers of a de-regulated “Nuclear Club.”…

  35. Planck's Constant says:

    Ramadan Riots is Sweden is Good News…

    Tonight there were power shortages all over Sweden’s second largest city, Gothenburg. “Youth gangs” took the opportunity, spreading the European tradition of “Ramadan Riots.” Within an hour most schools and commercial centers in the north eastern …

  36. cvmay says:

    I am still a kid—I KID you not..