"Blessed is the lonesome pioneer." -- Judee Sill (1973, "There's a Rugged Road")
"...each affects the other, and the other affects the next, and the world is full of stories, but the stories are all one." - Mitch Albom, one helluva writer.
When you throw a rock into a pack of dogs, you know which one you hit by the one that yelps!