The mere physical act of picking up a full backpack and putting it on always evokes a sense of adventure.
When the German polymath Johann Wolfgang von Goethe lay dying just before he disappeared forever, he was supposed to have said: “Mehr Licht!” which translates as ‘more light’, and I’m thinking: doesn’t more light also mean more shadows? But of course, when it’s too dim, by all means, more light.
I’m telling Gianluigi about “a smack,” as in, “I’m gonna give you such a smack …” Done with an open hand gesture and a heavy New York Yiddish-Mafia accent. “I’m gonna give you such a smack you won’t know what hit you. I’m gonna give you such a smack you’re […]