Well, we’re definitely in the midst of them. Hot, sultry, enervating….
Not writing weather. Or at least not inspired writing weather. But why? I write indoors, in air-conditioned comfort. And let’s face it, writing isn’t physically laborious.
Somehow, despite deadlines, despite goals, despite ideas – yes, I have a few – sitting here feels like work. Work is a four-letter word. Idle is also a four-letter word…..
I’ll just keep trying to plug away at my article on organic farming and online farmer’s markets. Maybe if I put away the laundry, writing will seem desirable in comparison?
Things I would rather do than write (right now):
3) Play games with my daughter
4) Loll about on the sofa with the dog
5) Put away the laundry
Things I would rather not do than write (right now):
1) Clean the bathroom
2) Take my daughter and the dog to the park (normally this would be on list #1)
3) Bake anything
4) Go out shopping
5) Deliver things to other people’s walk-ups