I learn a lot from my kids. They are experts at dawdling. They spend way more time talking about a thing than doing the thing. I keep telling them to just get it done and then they can go play. But, along the way they have to pet the dog. Grab a snack. See what the speck on the carpet is. Get a drink. And, as a last resort, use the bathroom.
This week they have been at music camp all morning. I drop them off and come home ready to work on my novel. But, when I get home, what do I do?
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