July 09, 2017 at 08:33AM on Facebook

Me: What a beautifully printed and bound book. Such a pleasure to read! Well, I guess I’m at a stopping point. Do you want to take a look?
Rachel: I will, later. My fingers are all covered with wool now.
Me: It’s a book, not a museum piece. I was just using the nice, sharp corners of the pages to clean the bread dough out from under my thumbnails.
Rachel: Yuck!
Me: Such things add to the pleasure of my experience. No disrespect to Teju Cole, of course. Terrific writing and photos…
Instagram post by Dave Bonta • Jul 9, 2017 at 11:22am UTC