‘Memories are nothing less than bits of gold waiting to be mined from the veins of life.’
“This book is dedicated to the memories of the Willard Suitcase owners, and to all others who have lived and died in mental institutions.” — Darby Penney & Peter Statsny
Moving on to The Lord of the Rings, I found a new world of fantasy, linguistics, and beauty opened for me and I quickly went on to read The Silmarillion and Unfinished Tales as well.
*Has moment of existential panic, followed by elation and excitement. Makes some sweet tea.*
So… Day 1 did not go exactly as planned.