Monday, October 6, 2008

How You Know You Belong in Seattle

... You're walking along the third-floor science building walkway toward the window at the end of the hall, and all you can see is miles of flat gray sky, with a light, even rain coming down and pooling on the tar roof of the Student Union Building below, a black expanse dotted with a few yellow leaves and punctuated by thousands of circular ripples, and as you walk, the thought that comes automatically to your mind is, "What a beautiful day."