As anyone who has ever been around a cat for any length of time well knows, cats have enormous patience with the limitations of the human kind.
The facts of life are very stubborn things.
There are three terrible ages of childhood - 1 to 10, 10 to 20, and 20 to 30.
The New England conscience does not stop you from doing what you shouldn't-it just stops you from enjoying it.
The opera is like a husband with a foreign title - expensive to support, hard to understand and therefore a supreme social challenge.