Aside

“Has joy any survival value in the operations of evolution? I suspect that it does; I suspect that the morose and fearful are doomed to quick extinction. Where there is no joy there can be no courage; and without courage all other virtues are useless.” Edward Abbey

I’m troubled, I feel anxious, I sometimes wonder how (or how much longer) I’m supposed to take it, and I could go on and on.

But then, there’s this…