i read a bit of Stephen King’s Nightmares & Dreamscapes on the plane this weekend … one of the short stories in it was about a couple brothers who try to save the world, but end up killing all humanity instead. anyway, one of the supergenious brothers was described as sort of a swinging compass. one so brilliant that he never has direction, until that compass focuses in on a subject and the man is able to put his energy into that one thing. it got me thinking … my compass needle has been swinging pretty erratically for quite awhile now.
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