Listening to music is akin to riding in a car, wheras playing music is akin to driving the car. How is that for an aphorism?
"That is preposterous! It is an extemporaneous melange, culpable in that it reveals your indolence."
To sum this section (and year) of various and assorted nothing up:
If you are color blind get some rose colored glasses, and if you are tone deaf get some melodic auditory nerve enhancers, they work great!
Hope everyone has a beautiful sounding 2014!!