“The first rule of consumerism is never buy anything you can’t make your children carry.” -Bill Bryson
“No opera plot can be sensible for in sensible situations people do not sing.” -Poet W.H. Auden
This is My Father’s World
This is my Father’s world, and to my listening ears all nature sings, and round me rings the music of the spheres.
This is my Father’s world: I rest me in the thought of rocks and trees, of skies and seas; his hand the wonders wrought.