It's only 11 in Central Texas! I'm not behind!
I love sphinxes. There's just a wonderful air of respect and dignity and mystery about them. Someday I shall do a proper painting of one, with all the golden peace of its Middle Eastern origins, and the textures done up proper.
Until then, you get this, the Very Nearly The Riddle of the Sphinx::
She had to be in Greece by 10 am, and she was fresh out of riddles. It was the age of Heroes, and the oldest ones in the book hadn't been written- there wasn't even a book! But no...no...too silly.