Wednesday, October 19, 2011

screw your courage to the sticking-place

"How may a man be born again and a blasted land made to bloom anew? Why, screw your courage to the sticking-place: dare to ask terrifying questions, and you may be answered." - Russell Kirk, from Eliot & His Age: T.S. Eliot's Moral Imagination in the Twentieth Century

Monday, October 17, 2011

camping in the Shenadoah National Park





 bacon & coffee.




 Camp tea is the best tea of all tea. (I know...my hat is goofy.)



Photos by the amazing Heather Boerum.

Friday, October 14, 2011

Russian equivalent to "the grass is always greener on the other side"

"Хорошо там где нас нет."

English translation: "It is better where we are not."

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Monday, October 10, 2011

辛苦中有幸福

辛苦中有幸福 
happiness in the midst of difficulty

Hat Tip: Rachel

Sunday, October 02, 2011

i'm a very lucky girl





["On a Roll" by Over the Rhine]

This oyster is my world 
My oyster’s got a pearl 
This ain’t no dress rehearsal 
I’m a very lucky girl 
I’m on a roll