2. Sit down. Think, “maybe I’ll go for a run in a little bit.”
3. Write long, extravagent blog post about Tim Powers’ science fiction novel Declare; an episode in the history of communism in Azerbaijan; all three of the Inklings; the pleasures of driving around Nassau County; the British Islamic convert St. John Philby (and his notorious son Kim); the nature of symbolism in mythopoetic fiction; Whittaker Chambers; the origins of ARAMCO per Peter B. Doran’s History of Oil podcast; Mark Studdock and Andrew Hale as scifi heroes tempted by being part of the in-crowd; Gertrude Bell; the spiritual dangers of gnosticism in regards to a love of conspiracy theories; and the Sherman Anti-Trust Act.
3. Hit save draft. See error message.
4. Shoot. I forgot to eat dinner.