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Ancient Mysteries

What Happens When a Chicken Crosses the Road?

A Matter of Vital Importance

Drawing by Brigid Chapin ©2021

A lot of thought has gone into why this happens. The philosophers and eleven-year-olds may have their clever little joke and regale us with their clever little answer — to get to the other side — which is both trivial and tautological. But as you would expect from tenured academics or…




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Gary Chapin

Gary Chapin

All time Top Writer in Accordions. I write. I have always written. I play accordion. I have an extraordinary ability to be fascinated by things.

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