The youth wondered what he should be.
His prof said, “You’re missing the key.
Life’s not to be, but to do.
Pick a task, follow through.
You’ll live ever after most happily.”
Jack Oliver, limerick writer, talented geologist, and lead author of the 1968 paper “Seismology and the New Global Tectonics”. when my parents were in high school, people still thought the continents were fixed on the surface of the Earth.