Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Where There Aren't Any Troubles...

Or at least very few... My Dad got me this wonderful Dr Seuss book when I was just a tot; the surreal creatures and colors harbor a very time-honed homily: you can't run away from your problems. My favorite line concerned a notice at a bus stop, in which the tired hero learns service is suspended, and he'll have to walk a long, long way.. It's signed by the bus company president, Horace P. Sweet. The couplet: 'That Horace P. Sweet / almost ruined my feet.' It brought 8-year-old Aaron cascades of hilarity...

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