Today the Laudator gave us a reflection from Dr. Johnson.
Samuel Johnson, The Idler, No. 88 (Saturday, December 22, 1759):
He that in the latter part of his life too strictly enquires what he has done, can very seldom receive from his own heart such an account as will give him satisfaction.
Today, living high on the hog as I do, I sat beneath his chair and eat fish and chips… as someone’s guest.