What are those, you say, hypothetical reader? They sound like a minor-league baseball team, or maybe an indoor soccer league?
Why thank you for thinking I’d be so sporty, hypothetical reader! You always know the right thing to say. But no, not that at all.
My eyes are falling on everything and anything shiny. Oh look! An email! Oh look! A tweet! Oh look! Another tweet! That’s more tweets!
You get the idea.
I meant to use my go-to grounding technique, the humble to-do list, but something grabbed my attention before I grabbed the pad and pen. I’m pretty sure it was coffee, but I wouldn’t swear to it.
Didn’t quite catch that, hypothetical reader? Why not do it now? Because right now I’m blogging. See? The blogging? Of the blog?
In the genius words of a genius writer, so it goes.
Often this kind of distractibility precedes a spate of creativity. I think it’s my brain’s way of preparing to catch the ideas as they scatter, darting in all directions to collect them like some kind of video game. It’s a signal to get the net ready, because when they go, they go.
It’s times like these that my mind forges strange connections, stockpiles “what ifs.” That harvest moon isn’t only for crops.
I think the writing season has begun.
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