UPDATE: What perfect timing! Illustration Friday's theme this week is "farm." Who doesn't love a two-fer?
First ACEOp Fable:
THE FARMER AND HIS SONS
My summary: dying father tricks his sons, saying there's something special buried in the vineyard. In reality, he just wanted them to till the field, which they did unintentionally while digging around. It's supposed to be a moral about the value of hard work. I just don't understand why the father couldn't just say, "hey. Till the field. The grapes will grow better." I guess you could say the sons were lucky, in that most get-rich quick schemes don't deliver. At least they turned a profit, albeit inadvertantly.
Anyway, here's one of the sons digging around. The other one is off on a Pepsi break.
In order to give you perspective of the size of an ACEO, I introduce: