Looks more like a teapot than a castle to me.
mscha, I enjoy all your "---ONG" preludes/introductory titles immensely, but this one in particular, for some reason. I thought immediately of
"Church bell clanging on, just
Trying to get a crowd for Evensong..."
which is, I suppose, a song about Time. (Anyone get the reference -- without googling, I mean?)
SBN wrote:Today, on the outside I tamed the savage beasts1, beat back the encroaching jungle2, did battle with a powerful foe3, and went on a mighty quest4. Then I hurried back to wait for it.
1 Took my Newfoundlands to obedience class.
2 Mowed the lawn.
3 Called my satellite provider to get a new receiver, to replace the one that has failed.
4 Took a nice walk around the park.
Many Outside distractions have kept me away too, but inspired as always by BlitzGirl, I determined to catch up on the needle-pulled thing. The chief distraction had to do with Time, as they understand it on the Outside. To be specific, there was a death in the fambly1
. As another old song has it, cambia, todo cambia
, but I couldn't help missing the apparent, if possibly illusory, simplicity of the One True Comic.
Still, all said and done, the First and Greatest Commandment has been helpful. I will continue to Wait For It. 1
A cat, but still a beloved fambly member. We'd raised her from kittenhood and all.