Thursday, December 30, 2021

Snow, libraries, and the fall of America


It snowed all afternoon at the library. And as I worked my way through my last day in a library whose closing hours were a respectable nine o'clock, before they became a less friendly to the public eight o'clock, it was actually... pretty empty.

But you know what? There is nothing wrong with a mostly empty library. Worry about the shuttered libraries instead, eh?

I am increasingly of the belief that the height of any Civilization is best measured in its open hours. This is why I run a 24 blog. I fight the darkness.

But where were we?

It was quiet at my library due to snow, a growing hatred of knowledge, and the fall of civilization.

So I made these pictures to express the range of my feelings.


  1. Libraries: trying to be the candle in the darkness.

    1. Yes, I guess deep down that's what we're up to. Though working in the sausage factory, so to speak, it can get hard to even see your hand in front of your face!


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