Day: May 29, 2016

Happy Birthday…

Today is the day when we… or at least I, celebrate the birthday of one of the world’s favorite authors. Well… one of my favorite authors, anyway. I tend to get a bit gushy when I’m discussing a favorite author. Books (and music, and all manner of art) have always been my… well, rescuers from the insanity of the world. A good dose of music – say Debussy, or Pink Floyd – or a ripping good read (such as The Three Musketeers, or Grass (by Sheri S Tepper)) always takes me out of the world, and perhaps more importantly, out of my own skin. Trust me… If I spend too much time inside myself… well… It doesn’t end well, for any of us! Anywho… Gilbert Keith Chesterton was born on this date in 1874 in London. And among so incredibly many other things, Chesterton said: “The human race, to which so many of my readers belong, has been playing at children’s games from the beginning, and will probably do it till the end, which is …