For every evil under the sun, There is a remedy, or there is none. If there be one, seek till you find it; If there be none, never mind it.
- an excerpt, Mother Goose
(I read this last night while curled up in bed with a tattered copy of Alice Hoffman's Practical Magic. Whoa, good first page. I cannot help myself; I always weigh the potential of the book in hand based on the fluidity and charm of the first page. Hoffman nailed it).