Ed Shapiro may be a fool for meta- phors, but never any which cause one to believe time sets life’s start- or finish line, or any lines at all.
“Time is making fools of us again.”−J.K. Rowling
With a view of life, the universe, and all she wrote that transcends illusory timelines and datelines, his storyline has punchlines, but no deadlines.
“You are always free to change your mind, and choose a different future, or a different past.” −Richard Bach
From life’s sweet spot, Ed spins a yarn on which time’s lingual lures and hooks are replaced by pearls,** and a timeless sense of presence is a moveable feast.
“Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.” −Douglas Adams
*So to speak, in the sense of cherry-picking and arranging this site’s content and writing between the lines, to compose a timeless tale.