I know a muse is supposed to be a fickle and capricious being, but now’s not really a good time for you to uphold those old stereotypes. Right now I need you to roll up those sleeves and focus, even though…
1. The upstairs bathroom is totally deconstructed and so much sawdust has been tracked through our house it looks like a backwoods honkytonk dive.
2. The tall kid is home sick and has an aversion to his head being anywhere near the toilet, thus taking flushing away the mess off the table.
3. The roofer is expected momentarily, and the overhead bangbangbangbang-pause-bangbangbangbang of a pneumatic nail gun isn’t exactly conducive to concentration.
4. You know the one iced coffee we bought this morning is the only one you’re getting today.
Please know that if you’re disinclined to aquiesce to my request, I will strongly consider replacing you with my most awesomest Nora bobblehead. At least she always agrees with me, as evidenced by the nodding.