Simplicity, my dear Watson.

2006 December 28


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 Fourby 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 ...