The title refers to a magnificent bronze sculpture found in the museum of Delfi, in Greece--for me, it was the very epitome of lightness and grace. No photo really does it justice.
I suppose, at this point, had I sufficient courage, I might seriously have considered writing as a career. Instead I went into teaching where I thought I might safely indulge my many and diverse interests. (But please, no jokes about "those who can't, teach…")
Seems I've done a bit of name dropping in this blog... My bad.