‘Cassini Drops Into the Clouds of Saturn Never to Be Seen Or Heard from Again’ Doesn’t Roll Off the Tongue Like ‘Calliope Crashed to the Ground’

…but it’ll have to do.

 

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Ash Wednesday

I was initially going to start today by making a post expressing my frustration with a lot of customers that I see; on the one hand, we have a lot of really great customers, most of whom do love books and as a consequence are at least a little more empathetic towards people (otherwise, what is the point of doing anything if not to become a better person?), but on the other, there are a lot of not particularly nice people I might have to deal with on an average day–more so when cashiering (this is retail, after all).

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