2006  December 28

Simplicity, my dear Watson.

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As part of my holiday readings, I opened a gift from a few years ago. I wish I could remember who gave this to me. It is a Sherlock Holmes book entitled The Sign of Four by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. By the fifth page, I realized how much a simplicity-buff Sherlock Holmes really was. I guess the famous phrase, "Elementary, my dear Watson," might just as easily have turned out, "Simplicity, my dear Watson." I think I need to go and grab my bent Briar pipe now ...

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