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March 29, 2007
When trying to decide what to write, I am consistently discounting the here and now. I consider it to be too mundane, self-absorbed, dry and uninteresting. Some small voice tells me that I should make it my goal to glean the interesting from the apparently dull, to discern the finer brush strokes of any given day, any given moment.

It's especially poignant, then, when I see some successful bit of writing that has portrayed, in compelling allegory, the very episode of my life that I had only the day before dismissed with extreme prejudice.

But it's such a gray day…