Thursday, May 22, 2014

To ten years

(with Spouse, that is, not this dusty rag...)
It is something — it can be everything — to have found a fellow bird with whom you can sit among the rafters while the drinking and boasting and reciting and fighting go on below.
– Wallace Stegner
(via A Mindful Life, many years ago)

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Quote of the era

Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that "my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge."
― Isaac Asimov
(via MetaFilter)