Deadline looming (not at the horizon, alas, but here over my head, Damocle’s sword/axe/shield and what have you):
Mentoring material: 1568 words.
This word counting? May seem banal, or petty, or even mediocre, because it should be the quality and not the quantity. And it is. But you need the whole haystack to be able to look for the needle, so that’s what I am doing, building a haystack.