And all shall be well and /
All manner of thing shall be well /
When the tongues of flame are in-folded /
Into the crowned knot of fire /
And the fire and the rose are one.
— T.S. Eliot
Back in Portland ...
My wife and I are back in Portland, Oregon for an extended vacation until August 24—though with PhD applications and papers to write, it will be a rather busy “vacation.” Here are a couple pictures of our hometown.