A Garbriola Year

Even before breakfast, things are already risky. An old 17th century proverb advises “Sing before breakfast, cry before night,” which does kind of dampen the early-morning shower. Some folks, such as the Red Queen in Alice in Wonderland, are brave enough to flaunt the pre-breakfast perils and even boast of being able to believe six impossible things before breakfast.

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Even before breakfast, things are already risky. An old 17th century proverb advises “Sing before breakfast, cry before night,” which does kind of dampen the early-morning shower. Some folks, such as the Red Queen in Alice in Wonderland, are brave enough to flaunt the pre-breakfast perils and even boast of being able to believe six impossible things before breakfast. And then there are the workaholics who begin work before breakfast. Darwin’s contemporary, Alfred Wallace Russell, states “Till breakfast, I am occupied ticketing and noting the captures of the previous day, examining boxes for ants, putting out drying boxes and setting the insects of any caught by lamplight.”