Todays Read: pages 111-122, new Chapter “Toolbox” sections 1 & 2.
It’s always best to bring your complete toolbox with you. One never knows once a job has begun what one might run into. That way one can seize the correct tool and get immediately to work.
Common tools at the top! The most common is volcabulary. Keep it simple, it ain’t how much you got honey, but how you use it. Basic rule is to use the first word that comes to mind. Plain and direct are words to live by.
One will also want grammar on that top shelf. Bad grammar produces bad sentences. One who grasps the rudiments of grammar find a comforting simplicity at its heart, where there need be only nouns, words that name, and verbs, words that act. “Grammar isn’t just a pain in the ass but the pole one grabs to get their thoughts back up on their feet and walking.”