My momma always said, 'You and Elvis are pretty good, but y'all ain't no Chuck Berry.
Jerry Lee Lewis
Berry Gordy believed in owning the artist for life and controlling everything: the money, the station wagons, everything.
Generalizations, one is told, are dangerous. So is life, for that matter, and it is built up on generalization - from the earliest effort of the adventurer who dared to eat a second berry because the first had not killed him.
The strawberry grows underneath the nettle And wholesome berries thrive and ripen best Neighbour'd by fruit of baser quality.
I'm like a backward berry, Unripened on the vine, For all my friends are fifty, And I'm only forty-nine.
According to the supermarkets, there is no such thing as “out of season.” Berries in the middle of February? Why not? Seafood flown in from Japan? Sure. While it all adds up to appetizing and varied meals throughout the year, regardless of the weather, it comes with a price tag - both ethical and financial.