If Your Mind is a Sphincter


Once in a while I hear someone say something worth quoting. Today it was hearing George Saunders say in an interview, “If your mind is a sphincter, it tends to tighten over time.”

That was a good and thoughtful laugh.

A spring day like today is a good reminder to stay open, limber, and flexible, and not to tighten up. It’s how a flower opens its petals. It’s how the first bees of spring spread their wings. It’s how hens manage to lay eggs.



The hens are enjoying the lengthening and warming days. Each week they lay more eggs, and soon, some will be wanting to hatch eggs and raise families of their own.


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