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Occasionally I wandered in where I was not wanted and gave truthful answers.
Sometimes I even did it deliberately. A little disruption now can prevent disaster later.

Situational vortex

The outdoor humorist Patrick F. McManus had a piece where he talked about the situational vortex. Before you can do one simple task, you have to do another task that gives you what you need to do the first. And before you can do the second, there is a third and fourth that you really should take care of.

Working on my lexicon is sometimes like that.

I'd never heard the term black moon before. But in order to define that, I really needed to have a short blurb on February. And if I was going to do that, I really needed to do the rest of the months in the timetable as well. I'd only been putting it off for a year. Or five.

Anyway, a situational vortex is why sometimes something that seems simple ends up taking forever. Adding to a list of political links means going through the lexicon and finding the terms that are political. Then it means cross referencing those entires to the politics entry.

I enjoy it but it takes time. And it's not immediately obvious to the reader.

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