Coining a phrase isn't the panacea it once was. The cashless society approaches, signaling the demise of those jingling disks we loved, and hated, and forgot to remove from the pockets of our jeans on laundry day. No mere numismatic device, the face of the freshly minted coin reflects history in the making, and not just another pack of gum.
On the flip side, a study in comparison and contrast: Every picture tells a story, but not every story brings the burst of minty freshness I experienced upon tearing the cover from Craig Conley's latest book. Thus exposed, its pages can be arranged and reordered to better accommodate the reader's whim, for it is only glue that dictates which page ought to come before the next, or after it.
While this sort of heavy-handed editing may not sit well with the average author, I believe Craig would understand why I disassembled his book. After reconfiguring it, the book now consists entirely of photocopies of page 32, which refers to me, which is why I like it so much.
The other 71 pages didn't refer to me at all, except maybe the dedication page, but I couldn't find any numbers on that one so I wasn't sure what to do about it. No one has ever dedicated a book to me before.
Thank you, Craig.