Everything Looks Brighter

“When one is traveling, everything looks brighter and lovelier. That does not mean it IS brighter and lovelier; it just means that sweet, kindly home suffers in comparison to tarted-up foreign places with all their jewels on” – Catherynne M. Valente | Travel Quote of the Day

The Terrible Engine Of Authority

“Why do you need that thing?” September asked. “None of the airports back home have them.” “They do. You just can’t see them right,” Betsy Basilstalk said with a grin. “All customs agents have them, otherwise, why would people agree to stand in line and be peered at and inspected? We all live inside the […]