Sunday, August 24, 2008

The Tie Project

The Dress a Day Project

I guess you might say some people will do anything to keep a blog alive! Don't ask me how I came across these links though.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008

And Thus Spake the Master

The second most mysterious thing, after being, is language, in its ability both to express and to conceal. If I were asked to name humankind's greatest invention, I would answer, "The sentence." Yet, in inventing language, we also invented a kind of subtle monster that is as much in control of us as we are in control of it. The poet writing a poem or a worker writing a job application has the same eerie feeling on completion — "This isn't really what I meant to say." Who speaks? Language speaks, and it speaks us.

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