Saturday, March 16, 2013

Regarding Fruit Bowls

So this year my only New Year's resolution was to eat more fresh fruit. To facilitate this I have been keeping a bowl of fresh fruit next to my desk. I however only have one serving bowl which now awkwardly doubles a my fruit bowl, which means every time I need to serve something in a bowl (say pudding, I make a lot of pudding) I need to go fetch my fruit bowl and empty the fruit out.

This has led to my decision to buy myself another bowl this one with the express purpose of holding fruit. Hanna Howard makes lovely hand painted mugs and bowls often with literary quotes on them for a reasonable price. I thought it might be nice to have her make a bowl for me.

Which brings me to the hard part, choosing a quote. So far I've thought of two good ones:

“Perhaps all the dragons in our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us act, just once, with beauty and courage." — Rainer Maria Rilke

"When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes." -Desiderius Erasmus 

Anyone have any good quotes, about writing or scholarship particularly, they would like to share?  


  1. “We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.” ~ Ernest Hemingway

    “Style is to forget all styles.” ~ Jules Renard

    “Writers live twice.” ~ Natalie Goldberg