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What's the deal with harmony?

So what's the deal with harmony?  

     Harmony lies between he two extremes of monotony and discord. It combines the character of both. 
      The dictionary defines it as  "A consistent, orderly, or pleasing arrangement of parts; congruity."

    Here's one of my family treasures. 

         My dad acquired this sign and hung it in his Sigma Chi frat house when he was going to Butler University in the forties. He met my mom on campus at the library and the rest is history. She told me recently that the sign was hung in their first house, as well as every house they lived in during their 20 year marriage. 
I remember it hanging in the basement where my dad had his office. When mom and dad split up the sign went with her. (So much for marital harmony!) Years later when my mom remarried the sign appeared over the back door in the garage. A few years ago my brother spoke up and said he would love to have the sign, and it traveled with him to California. This year my brother m…