Between the acting of a dreadful thing
And the first motion, all the interim is
Like a phantasma or a hideous dream.
[Julius Caesar, Act II, scene i]
Never so true as when one is having domestic building work done. Or, in today’s case, when — despite promises of an early arrival — it is not being done.
And when an hour in the dentist’s chair is imminent.
Today, Jan. 9 is National Static Electricity Day! It is a day to have fun and give your friends and family members a shocking experience.