I won't spend much time blogging this week. I'm taking the next four days off from work, hunkering down and painting, painting, painting. I'm in the final stretch of finishing up Little Ron on a Big Mission, a picture book for Dutton. I'm down to two weeks.
In preparation, however, to put me in the mood for my next book, Duke, I've turned off the talk shows. No Rush. No Boortz. I've unplugged CNN. And I'm playing a lot of this in the background: