Let’s set aside pastry and pie and veggies and fruits and food challenges and gardening and… for a minute and talk about something near and dear to my heart.
We’re going deep now. Deep into the bowels of this blog to 2011.
It was a dark and stormy night in February.
Five things I do to procrastinate…
Here it is 11:11 at night, and I’m writing my post… because I’ve been procrastinating. All day.
But it’s okay, because it’s only 8:11 on the East Coast, so I’m doing not too badly. Not too badly at all.
We who procrastinate also rationalize.
Here are the five things I do when I’m in extreme procrastination mode:
1. Roll pennies — I donate these to our Church School, which is turning pennies into program materials. I rationalize that I am doing good works.
2. Match socks — I do this because I don’t like strays cluttering up the sock drawers. I rationalize this by telling myself that I am saving G-Man from hitting mismatched sock critical mass.
3. Clean the keyboard — I do this with Q-tips and tiny brushes from Lee Valley that G-Man bought for something special. I just can’t remember what. Don’t tell. I rationalize that I’m only practicing good keyboard hygiene, which is important.
4. Dust lightbulbs — This is an important activity. Everyone knows that if you don’t dust those suckers once in awhile they become a fire hazard. I rationalize that Smokey the Bear would be so proud.
5. Sharpen pencils — It’s the ultimate in procrastination. It requires no explanation.
What tells you you’re in procrastination mode?
The link is to a funny little video on the Big P on YouTube.
Of course, then there’s always procrasti-writing. I’ve covered that more than once.
Feel free to entertain me with your best procrasti-moments.
And that’s how we’re rolling this Throwback Thursday.