I keep a very clean desk in my home office. (It’s almost the opposite of my desk at work.)
For some reason, no matter how many times I clean off the desk, I leave the following quote from Teju Cole:
What makes an image surreal is not the artful crafting of illusion but the eruption of the accidental into the everyday.
It’s not taped to the wall or the desk. It’s not framed. It’s just written on a page I tore out of a magazine I found in an airplane. Last time I flew to California…