Imago lacus

The picture above was taken by a dear friend, the American poet Debra Kang Dean (please do not use it without permission). I met Debra three years before, when I went to Walden to work with his late husband Brad, a great Thoreau scholar. Once we spent hours tracking this quotation: "Some men go fishing all their lives without ever realizing it's not fish they are after." We concluded that Thoreau never wrote it, but si non è vero...

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Gracián 2.0 (Ferlosio vía Azúa vía Trapiello)

Gauzak aurrera eraman eta besteekiko lehiarik ez.
Ocuparse de las cosas y no medirse con los demás.
Take care of stuff and do not measure yourself against others.

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