This is the office scene of which I am a part most every late night and sometimes early in the morning. It’s where I do my editing work for the Red Dirt Chronicles. And, where I write. And where I follow up on work from my days in Stillwater that might not be quite finished. It’s also where Mick checks out the news headlines when he comes home from work, where Rylee’s boyfriend interfaces with his home computer when he’s visiting and where our family gathers sometimes for impromptu hang-out sessions. My home office gets lots of miles. However, it’s gotten more than I’ve wished for since I’ve been on vacation. Why? Because I’ve been trying to create a “RDC Year-One Top Essays” list for a solid seven days…on and off.
I hate this job. Who gave it to me? Me. Who’s going to take it away? Yep – me. Why? Because I can and I don’t want to do it any more.
For the past four days, all I’ve wanted is a “take back” like Will challenged Skylar about in Good Will Hunting. (about 3:30 on the link; rated R dialogue) Continue reading Year One at the Red Dirt Chronicles: Committing a “Take Back” on the Editor’s Choice Essays