I've decided to take a break from the calculus course, deferring it to another time. As John Lennon put it in the song 'Beautiful Boy', "Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans."
Key word here: Busy. In addition to family commitments and work commitments and karate class and clarinet lessons, it's also November and I'm deep in the heart of NaNoWriMo-land.
This year's story, Ice Cream for Lakshmi, is now over 20,000 words and developing a plot even more twisted than My usual twisted plots. An excerpt can be found here -- Click on the tab labelled "Novel Info" to read an excerpt.