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  • "I stitched up my sleeves in zigzag lacing and set out, quite alone, to enjoy myself listening to the birds who were straining themselves to sing because the gardens were bursting into bloom."

    --The Romance of the Rose, Guilluame de Lorris & Jean de Meun

    November 14, 2010