Wait, is that William Carlos Williams?

3-part PSA:

  1. Don't run the disposal if there is glass in it.

  2. Remove glass from the disposal if it ends up there, or at least let people know.

  3. The disposal is broken because it is full of glass.

-- Paul Stewart, a former housemate.



Sports Metaphors: Curling Edition

Be Thou our Skip throughout life's game,
An' syne we're sure to win,
Tho' slow the shot and wide the aim,
We'll [sweep] each ither in.

from "Curler's Grace"

Source (wikipedia)


Sports Metaphors: Shooting Edition

[The gazelle's legs] are like rifles from which leaps are fired.

-- Rainer Maria Rilke