car·riage re·turn

n. the lever or mechanism on a typewriter that would cause the cylinder on which the paper was held (the carriage) to return to the left margin of the page


We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility.

Animation discovered via Andrew Sullivan’s Daily Dish.

There are a couple things which seem incredible and noteworthy about this representation of the opening movement to Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony,quite likely the preeminent piece of music,not just Read on…

Apparently it was a National Day of Disservice

This morning I rode the bus in to the university as usual,arriving on campus at about 9:30.  As I walked up the path from Van Vleck Hall to Bascom Hall,I noticed the flag was flying over the building at full-mast.  Of course,given today is what it is,this was Read on…