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Glory

Missed another shot at glory. If someone were to buy me that sucker for Christmas, you wouldn’t see me around this side of Whitsun.

Now I’m having this fantasy of combining all my current preoccupations in one: Perhaps a 24,000-piece jigsaw puzzle of Luca Giordano’s Truth Finding Fortune in the Sea, laid out on my driveway … once I’ve got rid of the bump.

Toby, by the way (in reposnse to many reader queries) is getting on just fine. I have no time to post pics, but here is someone else’s terrier out-acting everyone else in a very charming short movie.

John Derbyshire — Mr. Derbyshire is a former contributing editor of National Review.

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