It was his birthday yesterday.  Kierkegaard’s.   Hope he had a good one.  In the 1800’s.
Q- How many proto-existentialists does it take to screw in a lightbulb?
A- One, but what’s the point?
Palatino was a second hand canary rescued by caring janitors from a dorm room at the college where I work. They gave him to me because I like birds and knew what kind of bird he was. He was a tenor and a dear little thing.