|Fig. 10a. "The Thing"|
Parent-zeitgeistically speaking (it works for publishers, too), there are so many bleak, 0-Dark-30 stretches where you have to just buckle down and bail, smile, knit The Thing That Needs to Get Knitted. Someone's gotta do it. Otherwise, that thing might knit you, get struck by lightning, become a pop sensation, and forget all about you.
|"Honey! Throw me the paper towels! Yeah, the whole roll!|
Crap. Gotta go. The apes are stroking the monolith again.
|"Hey, you apes! Getcher damn hands off that monolith!"|