Today’s Thought of the Day in my e-mail is a departure from the usual literary vein:

Any advertisement in public space that gives you no choice whether you see it or not is yours. It belongs to you. It’s yours to take, re-arrange, and re-use. Asking for permission is like asking to keep a rock someone just threw at your head. – Banksy, street artist (b. 1974)

I like that. It’s something to think about.

Today it’s time for me to withdraw into my Christmas retreat for a few days.

God bless, breathe deep, and try not to overeat.