I can't really work on more than one thing at a time.
Ironically, now that my children are older and gone quite a bit, I find it harder to work when they're not around. Too much free time!
Any institution becomes a community - whether it's a high school or a boarding school or a publishing company or a small town where everybody knows certain things about people.
Among men and women, those in love do not always announce themselves with declarations and vows. But they are the ones who weep when you're gone. Who miss you every single night, especially when the sky is so deep and beautiful, and the ground so very cold.
Michael Patrick Jann
Thomas de Quincey