This is who we are. The sooner we reckon with that the sooner we can get to the real question we should be asking; Is this who we want to continue to be?

Intention for 2021: Don’t buy unless it is to replace (and, then, only with something dramatically and demonstrably better) or to buy forever (thus likely never having to buy the same again).

“Again! What’s her favorite color? What’s his favorite food? You don’t even know do you? Yet, there you are with your going’s down each other’s throats!”

— Beatrix, age 12, has thoughts about the intra-character development of your rom-com screenplay.