Playing Dodgson Ball

Follow some literary logic down a rabbit hole

If

“Alice laughed: ‘There’s no use trying,’ she said; ‘one can’t believe impossible things.’

“‘I daresay you haven’t had much practice,’ said the Queen. ‘When I was younger, I always did it for half an hour a day. Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.'”

— Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

And

“If you’ve done six impossible things this morning, why not round it off with breakfast at Milliways, the Restaurant at the End of the Universe?”

— Douglas Adams, Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy books and dramatizations

Finally

“Get one thing done first — THEN check your email. Author of Never Check Email in the Morning Julie Morgenstern suggests spending the first hour of your workday email-free. Choose one task — even a small one — and tackle it first thing.”

— A recent blog at 43 Folders

Therefore

“On a given morning accomplish at least one something before sitting at the machine. Boot up then accomplish at least one computer task before checking the e-mail.”

Brick

Sure, I can write in Brick that it’s great, but can I give up compulsive e-mail checking any more than I can give up tortilla chips?

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