Sunday, April 12, 2009

A Modest Proposal


I seem to have taken Jonathan Swift's A Modest Proposal somewhat to heart.  A few nights ago my three-month-old niece, Sofia, came over for a visit.  I couldn't resist putting her in a stock pot and taking photos.  She's just the right size!  


Next time I'm going to dress her as a lobster and give her a stick of butter to hold onto.


”I have been assured by a very knowing American of my acquaintance in London, that a young healthy child well nursed is at a year old a most delicious, nourishing, and wholesome food, whether stewed, roasted, baked, or boiled ...”

from Jonathan Swift's A Modest Proposal

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