It’s taken me over a week to write this blog post. I’ve had it in my head in various incarnations and snippets of thought and emotion, but getting it from my head onto the screen was proving quite difficult. I started writing it several times, but couldn’t ever get into the flow. Then, at like four in the morning, I’d be laying in bed, writhing in sciatic pain, and the words were flowing inside, but I couldn’t bring myself to sit up and pound them out. I don’t know that today is any different than those other days — maybe I’ll finish, maybe I won’t — but here goes.
Under the best of circumstances, I would not have wanted to...Read More