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In my quest to find a job/role that will keep a roof over my head I applied to a company last week
a got an email along lines 'Hi, I'm sorry we are moving...' fair enough but in the email trail leading to this was the gem, directed to the director:
I have taken the advertisements down so I have no idea where this one has come from!
We have showers at work, the only person I've ever seen use the bike rack lived at most a mile away. Much more than that in either direction and you'd start down the step part of one side of an 1000 foot ridge or the other. For some odd reason no-one ever wanted to bike up the thing in the morning.
Did you ever see history portrayed as an old man with a wise brow and pulseless heart, waging all things in the balance of reason?
Is not rather the genius of history like an eternal, imploring maiden, full of fire, with a burning heart and flaming soul, humanly warm and humanly beautiful?
Training a telescope on one’s own belly button will only reveal lint. You like that? You go right on staring at it. I prefer looking at galaxies.
-- Sarah Hoyt