I am a software engineer, mother, lover of science, music, boardgames, learning, reading, climbing, and hiking, and occasionally fancy myself an artist... Some of those things I get to enjoy much more often than others.
Above video is a work in process. Butterfly drawing is by me, refined in photoshop, animated in 3ds Max, final composition in Panda3d.
Background image is from http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tulipfarm.jpg Kkmd at the English language Wikipedia (GFDL http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html or CC-BY-SA-3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)), via Wikimedia Commons
The really important kind of freedom involves attention and awareness and discipline, and being able truly to care about other people and to sacrifice for them over and over in myriad petty, unsexy little ways every day.
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