After procrastinating all weekend, I vowed to myself that I would get to work on my religious studies essay.
I would do nothing all day but research and take notes. I wouldn’t stop until I had a rough draft.
Instead, I somehow ended up watching the History Channel.
I learned why the Great Pyramid of Giza is one of the Seven Wonders of the world. I learned the origin of the phrase, “Worth your weight in salt.” And then promptly forgot it.
And I still haven’t started my essay.
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