That's right. When you're a father of four and you get "special news" about your toothbrush you just gotta power on through. Save that problem for another day. A dad's life's not a Seinfeld episode.
In other news, we finally found the elusive Pontremoli Library and in said library I came across (and checked out) an excellent graphic novel adaptation of Saint-Exupéry’s The Little Prince. It's in italian but it looks like an English version is available.