“So long as that woman from the Rijksmuseum / in painted quiet and concentration / keeps pouring milk day after day / from the pitcher to the bowl / the World hasn’t earned / the world’s end” ~ Vermeer by Wislawa Szymborska
L to R: Li Xuan, Gul, Nilsa, Sara, Colin, Aparna, Girijha and Kim
At Kim’s Farewell Party, July 29, 2016
Farewell party for Jin and Max at 43 North
And fun outside the lab:
Poetry ~ Wislawa Szymborska, Kay Ryan, Mary Oliver, Rainer Maria Rilke, W. B. Yeats, W. S. Merwin, Rabindranath Tagore, Czeslaw Milosz…
Prose ~ Jane Austen, Tom Stoppard, Teju Cole, Ann Patchett, Maira Kalman, Rohinton Mistry, Peter Sis…
What we especially loved recently:
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton on Broadway.
Anthony Doerr’s All the Light We Cannot See
Andrew Gent’s instructions on how to clean an oil-slicked penguin.