My Conception

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As I sat staring at my computer, contemplating what to write,

noting several “Must-Read Celebrity Stories!” on my home page

and tracking the labored progression of a particularly fat squirrel

up the ornamental beech tree outside my window,

while obsessing over something a friend said last week

that woke me up at three a.m. this morning

and is still bugging me

(why on earth would he say that?),

I thought,

Oh, I know, I’ll write about that time when,

before I was born,

my parents drove up to the Baby Order Window,

and said,

“We’ll have a boy, please,

heavy on the ADHD,

with a side of OCD,

and hold the self-discipline.”

About mitchteemley

Writer, Filmmaker, Humorist, Thinker-about-stuffer
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27 Responses to My Conception

  1. revruss1220 says:

    I can SOOOO relate.
    But you forgot the last part. The part that goes, “And the world rejoiced.”

    Blessings on the journey!

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  2. M.B. Henry says:

    🙂 This sounds about right for the writing process!

    Liked by 2 people

  3. Nancy Ruegg says:

    I don’t have ADHD; I have AAADD–Age-Activated Attention Deficit Disorder. It works pretty much the same way: numerous distractions clamoring for deliberation or action. Never a dull moment though! (Delightfully funny post, Mitch!)

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  5. No wonder I relate so much to your posts – I too am ADHD and OCD. (Everything has to be perfect, but only for a few minutes.)
    the great illuminati brotherhood? $45 billion??? Good grief, you have ADHD, not UGD. (Unlimited Gullibility Disorder)

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  6. gpavants says:

    Hi Mitch,

    Love it. Special orders don’t upset us or the Lord. You are on-of-a-kind my friend.

    In Christ,

    Gary

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  7. mitchteemley says:

    So that means I get have it my way? ;>) Thnaks, Gary!

    Liked by 1 person

  8. I may have to resort to this. I am in a slump.
    Great post Mitch.

    Liked by 1 person

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