4159. The inability to notice when one is being ridiculed, combined with the tendency to over complicate things, makes discussions with pigeons difficult. This being the situation the conversation came to an end, and both the Crow and the Pigeon flew away.
4160. How often it happens in this life that when faced with some intractable problem one has spent months worrying and fretting over, the solution suddenly jumps out at you fully formed, unbidden, and without any effort at all on your part.
4161. When this happens it is no wonder that the recipient of the revelation often does not recognize it at first.
4162. So it was with the Rooster and Otis. They had completed their first performance there in the woods with their tic-tac-toe game. They had entertained a crow and a pigeon and it was only a matter of time before finches and sparrows became involved, and expanded the audience.