10 Steps to a Perfect Day

1.  Sleep in

2.  Read a book, hard copy, preferably a “high-literature” novel

3.  Drink coffee

4.  Write

5.  Drink more coffee; maybe have a scone or a croissant

6.  Music, mostly instrumental

7.  Repeat

8.  Look out the window and thank God for the rain so conducive to reading, writing, and drinking coffee

9.  Think about what other books I want to read

10.  Do this all day, if at all possible.