I had no idea where I was — everything was black. I gathered that I was lying in a puddle of wet sand, as it felt cold, coarse, and prickly all over my back. I opened my eyes, and the first thing I saw was a blinding light — it was piercing. I blinked hard to flush the tears out of my inflamed eyes, but they kept welling up. I could see three big men towering over me like curious giants gathered over their prey. The men flowed and ebbed with my teary vision.
~ Will Chluho, Lemonade Revealed
Weekends don’t count unless you spend them doing something completely pointless.
~ Bill Watterson
Myths are public dreams. Dreams are private myths. By finding your dream world and following it through, it will lead you to the myth world in which you live.
~ Joseph Campbell
Anyone can love a perfect place. Loving Baltimore takes some resilience.
~ Laura Lippman
I would never want to live anywhere but Baltimore. You can look far and wide, but you’ll never discover a stranger city with such extreme style. It’s as if every eccentric in the South decided to move north, ran out of gas in Baltimore, and decided to stay.
~ John Waters, Shock Value: A Tasteful Book About Bad Taste