Where men are forbidden to honour a king they honour millionaires, athletes or film stars instead: even famous prostitutes or gangsters. For spiritual nature, like bodily nature, will be served; deny it food and it will gobble poison.
C.S Lewis (via hierarchical-aestheticism)
You’re in college now, you shouldn’t deal with that kind of treatment.
Thank you! That’s what my parents said. They were really upset by the way they treated us. They never even told us where the cafeteria is but I do now know that Steve like to ride bikes. That will be useful.
At orientation, I refused to give any “fun facts” about myself and then the orientation leader asked me if I were okay and I was like “I’m just bored.” Then she put her hand on my shoulder and I looked her straight in the eye and said, “Don’t touch me.”
A phrygian cap,made from Linen, silk, and metallic cockade. 1989.
Throne Room - Winter Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Regarded as the throne of Russia, the throne of St. George’s Hall (or large throne room) is set atop the seven-stepped dais with a proscenium arch above and the symbol of the Imperial Family behind (the two-headed eagle).
Life update: I moved into my university dormitory. It is gorgeous. I can see the Hudson River from my room; my room is huge. My roommate isn’t an insane person.
Then at orientation a Jesuit priest went onstage and declared that “New York is the best f——— city in the world.”
I went home.
© IWM (Q 31569) Ancient Greek vase containing human ashes found 8 feet below surface on a hill-top while trench digging. Salonika, 1915.