“Where do I find the time for not reading so many books?” Karl Kraus (1874-1936)
The Bargain Bin at my grocery store is what did it; it started this whole thing. I guess your store sets one up at the beginning of the year as well? Mine sure does. It is filled with books going out of print (at least that’s what I’m guessing they are), and the prices are ridiculously low. So there I was, innocently pushing my grocery cart on my way to the frozen foods. It was birthday cake flavored ice cream I wanted, not bargain books.
“It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
How this post came to be? Well, I started thinking about 2010. And I started wondering about your 2010 too. Was yours good? Or not so good? In thinking about mine, I considered what it brought, what it didn’t bring, what I lost, what I gained. Like most years, there was both good and bad, both joy and pain, both peace and turmoil.
So how best to represent 2010? How about random photos? You know, not the ones I pick and choose for a particular blog post. Just random picks here.