Wednesday, September 22, 2010

ire / wrath / anger / heat / madness / rage / fury

The first inhabitants of the village after the tsunami were the travelers, itinerants moving between here and there and somewhere else without ever quite feeling the anchor of settling, amorphous communities which may have three mayors one month and no mayors at all the following six months, groups of three families living in proximity for a time, to be joined by a wandering group of young women, the families eventually continuing onwards as the women remained in the village, another week, three months, moving on again in their turn.

Bill Bryson / A Short History of Nearly Everything

{sob} the last day of summer