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35                                        Tidying Up

Putting away socks and putting away spoons are treated on other pages; they are both examples where pleasure comes from putting like items together. But beside matching, tidying also involves one thing fitting another: "A place for everything and everything in its place." A collection of spoons is a bit like a collection of coins --- if there is one item missing from a set, to get hold of that item and complete the assembly is a plus.

            So, if one makes a clockwise traverse around the Tree, this last item on the right links to the early items on the left; fitting and matching are closely allied. It is all one tree, all the leaves spring from one stem, this same picture belongs on every twig. Beside eating, shopping and sex life, these little stars are an abundant feature in every life.



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