Wednesday, August 24, 2011
What People Do and How They Do It, Part 2
"Wait," I said, "can you hold on while I go outside and look?"
"Of course," she said.
And the minute I looked, I could see that she was right. It was so very simple. She was so brilliant. I was so glad I'd called, and I told her so.
Both are important, of course. With a composter or a novel. The small details and the big picture. The forest and the trees.
I went out to the composter with my screw driver and my wrench, but those screws were on so tight, I could not get them to budge. But later that day, the handyman came back ("I'm a man of my word," he said), and he did the deed in no time.
Now back to work.