You can’t take it with you

“Ooh, is this what I think it is?” We all poke our heads up the vicar’s frock and concur that it probably is. A thin pouch of powdery dry skin comes away in his hand. A half-centimeter sample is meticulously labeled and packaged. He’s not going to miss his scrotum now.

Sicily Crypts, February 9, National Geographic

Good writing never fails to enthrall the reader. The issue of National Geographic that I just finished was one of the more interesting reads from the magazine in a while (from a composition style point of view).