MASTER NOTES: The dog days are over

“Apathy can be overcome by enthusiasm, and enthusiasm can be aroused by two things: first, an idea which takes the imagination by storm; and second, a definite, intelligible plan for carrying that idea into action. ”

― Arnold Toynbee

Around this time last year, it was painfully clear that a key relationship in my life was coming to an end. No, my marriage wasn’t falling apart. My wife continues to put up with me for reasons I can’t quite grasp.

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