Wandering the Rails of a Writer’s Mind

Unsplash photo by Artur Tumasjan

Today, I’m in my favorite deli. It’s got great food and the perfect vibe for getting some serious writing done. But isn’t going well.

As I bite into my tuna fish sandwich, a wasp whips past my head. Luckily, it isn’t a tuna eating wasp. Still, it takes me a few seconds to recover and refocus. Long enough to notice that “California Dreaming” is playing on the overhead radio. I…