As an occasional breeder of dogs, I’m amazed at the thought that all the Irish Setters we currently have (7) were born in this house and will (with no questions asked) spend their entire lives with us. They are not affected by the outside influences that sometimes strain human relationships and cause us to want to go our own ways. We could learn something from them.
The William S. Burroughs I just completed was sandwiched (I wanted to say “bookended” ha-ha-ha) with one by Richard Brautigan before and now the Kurt Vonnegut I’m currently reading. Compare and contrast…(mostly contrast)