Friday. Also my annual Black Friday PSA: It’s called Black Friday because accountants use black ink to register credits and red ink to register debits and businesses that have run in the red all year count on Christmas shopping — beginning on the Friday after Thanksgiving — to put them in the black. So now you know.
I’ll tell you something else you might not know. Louisville, Kentucky’s Hunter S. Thompson, inventor of gonzo journalism, controlled substance aficionado, and unwilling inspiration for Gary Trudeau’s Uncle Duke, was a wise man. Read his letter On Finding Your Purpose and see if you don’t agree.
While you’re there, spend some time at Tranquil Monkey. You could do worse.
The Australian site Buried Words and Bushwa is my kind of place. For one thing, the author is Addicted To History, as am I. I’m also addicted to cats, dogs, words, praise, fat, and craft beer. And too many authors to count.
I’m also addicted to kitchen gadgets, so curse, you, Facebook, for luring me to The Grommet with an ad for this Fermentation Pot by Mortier Pilon! I foresee much expenditure in my future. Alas for me!
A WRITING PROMPT FOR YOU: What is your main character addicted to? Or: Write about a character with an addiction.