The laundry's done. The living room is clean and I have a pile of things to drop off at Goodwill. I've been working on the clutter around the house. House clutter is easy to work with. Brain clutter, that's a whole other beast...one that I'm finding hard to tame. My head spins with things to write about every day, but by the time I find the time to put fingers to the keyboard nothing wants to connect.
Certainly, one of the downfalls of daily writing is breaking through the muddied thoughts and inspirations. Some days...most days, writing is hard work. It's much easier to rearrange the living room furniture and sort through a pile of old sweaters.
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