"A book of verses, underneath the bough,
A jug of wine, a loaf of bread -- and thou
Beside me singing in the wilderness --
Ah, wilderness were paradise enow!"

-- Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, as translated by Edward Fitzgerald

Sunday, December 2, 2012

It's the End of the World As We Know It, And I Feel Fine

In consideration of the end of the Mayan calendar, I've come up with my proposal for a thirteen-month calendar.  It begins in September (in our current calendar), because that of year has always felt like the real beginning of the year for me.