My knowledge of poetry outside the Russian and Czech traditions is woeful, and I’m sad that my limited knowledge means that I read this Cavafy poem for the first time on Saturday. It’s wonderful. washingtonpoststyle: This poem, by C.P. Cavafy, was read at journalist Anthony Shadid’s memorial at the American University of Beirut Tuesday. As you set out for Ithaka hope the voyage is...
Never half-ass two things. Whole-ass one thing.– Ron Swanson (via ckck)
Colleague 1: I have a strange question for you.
Colleague 2: Do you speak a particular Aboriginal language?
Colleague 1: No, stranger than that....Um, I've noticed that in the office you, well, only tend to wear skirts.
Me: Don't worry. I bought pants to wear while I'm doing fieldwork.
Colleague 1: Specifically for doing fieldwork?
Me: Yes. I loathe pants.