A work of art is not a matter of thinking beautiful thoughts or experiencing tender emotions (though those are its raw materials) but of intelligence, skill, taste, proportion, knowledge, discipline and industry; especially discipline.
Farewell post-turkey-day sandwiches of turkey, mashies, yams, cranberry sauce, creamed onions, coleslaw and smoky bacon biscuit dressing all squished together between slices of tasty whole wheat bread! I ate 2 of you. Hello again yoga, smoothies, hard boiled eggs and evening writing schedule. Yes! Discipline! (Oooo—leftover chardonnay in fridge!)
Mmm, chardonnay. Jealous. And huzzah for discipline! My kid’s back to school tomorrow, meaning REVISION TIME.