Yesterday my internet connection was out so I didn't get to visit anyone's blogs. I hope today is better. That said I want to thank my new followers and everyone who visited and/or left a comment. I appreciate it.
Now, on with the A to Z Challenge.
Procrastinate: Latin procrastinatus, past participle of procrastinare, from pro meaning forward plus crastinus meaning tomorrow, from cras meaning tomorrow. To put off intentionally and habitually (and/or reprehensibly) the doing of something that should be done.
Note the operative word there...should. What should we be doing that we aren't?
Does time in the hammock reading a book count as something I should be doing?
How about time spent on the computer working up posts for my blog? Or reading blogs?
Or should I be doing house work?
Or should I take the dog for a walk?
And there are always those errands that I should take care of in town (car insurance.)
Maybe I should be weeding.
Maybe I should go visit my friend.
Or perhaps I should call my sister, just because.
Then of course there's, "I should be working on my novel(s)."
Reading in the hammock sounds pretty good right about now.
What are your shoulds? What should you be doing that you aren't? Do your shoulds take you away from writing? Do you think of your shoulds as procrastination?