January 8th, 2008

And all the robins bring

On page 18 of The Botany of Desire (my birthday present from Kurt), Michael Pollan writes about his one-year-old son's first sugar experience (cake icing):

Between bites Isaac gazed up at me in amazement (he was on my lap, and I was delivering the ambrosial forkfuls to his gaping mouth) as if to exclaim, "Your world contains this? From this day forward I shall dedicate my life to it." (Which he basically has done.)

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