"Foundation is like priming a canvas. Don't try to darken your skin too much with the foundation step."
"Finding the right foundation is like trying to find a pair of comfortable shoes. Some aren't quite right and you have to usually go through a lot ..."
METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.