My post today will have to be brief. Obviously, I am
Consider this To Do list:
1. Laundry (I want to know why, when I go on vacation, the laundry does not take care of itself?)
2. Bills (Ditto)
3. Fight with university about bogus billing (I'll get right to that - in a moment)
4. Start supper (I am the queen of culinary delights!)
5. Write blog post (always job #1!)
6. Work on great Can-Am novel (definitely going to put in a few hours on this today!)
Oops! It looks like the jobs order is a little whacky there this morning. Obviously, item #5 ought to be item #1, but the truth is that the only item I have begun yet today is laundry, which is number one on the To Do list for this reason. However, writing the blog post is always job #1, so we have a slight conflict of priorities here.
Never mind. I always feel that too strict a reliance on lists and "priorities" can interfere with the creative process. I am sure that Those in the Know will agree! I will get to the items on the list
I just got off the phone with Scott. He is away at the moment, as he so often is just when I need a break! Sure, I have just returned home from a week at the beach, but I really feel that one ought to be able to expect a few days of buffer time in which to smoothly take up the reins of duty once more. Your Dutiful Scribe had no such luxury! I came home
But, to return to my point. Scott and I were chatting as I was putting through load after load of laundry and he was, no doubt,
To add to the pressure, my
1. Write blog post (now, that is more like it!)
2. Laundry (consider the 3 loads already in progress as a bonus...I am out of there!)
3. Bills (that is ridiculous! Everyone knows that incredibly talented, struggling writers never pay bills!)
4. Start supper (Who can cook when literary history is being made? Takeout, bien sûr!)
5. Work on the great Can-Am novel (definitely as soon as this blog post is up, or at least soon after!)
That is all there is time for today, Dear Readers. Good day to All!
* Another bon môt from moi to you. It is, of course, French for truly remarkable, extraordinary, wonderful in every way. In other words: Nifty.
Don't mention it.
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