Note

To whoever read my Thursday blog post (now in the trash), I removed it because of a logical inconsistency towards the end.

Before I removed it, I reformatted it and submitted it to Spokane Faith and Values. But something didn’t feel right. When I was walking to work this morning, it suddenly hit me like a ton of bricks.

I turned back, copped the Wi-Fi at the nearby A&W, and rescinded the submission. Tracy Simmons my editor said “no rush” — which is unsurprising. She hadn’t expected me to submit anything in the first place, being as I’d told her how wrapped up I am in the summer musical workshop.

But I also had to contact everyone I’d send the reformatted version to — approximately ten people — and let them know.

One such person — an evangelical Christian — said she had read it and very much liked it. She suggested that the “logical inconsistency” might be best explained by my artistic temperament.

Then, when I explained what the logical inconsistency was, she was like: “Wow! Why didn’t I see that? Yeah – you definitely have to rewrite it!”

(And I will be able to rewrite it. I know what I was trying to say. The English language failed me — but it’s not irreconcilable.)

Finally, my daughter, who is not exactly your Bible-believing Bible thumper (if you get my drift) replied with: “Intriguing! Can’t wait to see the amended version.”

All that said, if anybody wants a copy of the piece as it is, I’ll send it to you if you think you can find the logical contradiction. First person to detect it gets a free piano CD of your choice. (I have several, in addition to the four on this page that you get to listen to for free.)

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2 thoughts on “Note

    1. She hadn’t been expecting me to submit anything in the first place, because I had told her I would be out of the loop until September. So she’s not in a hurry.

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