And I actually enjoyed the obligation, despite having to backdate a few times.
One last reflection on the subject matter that inspired me: Character is both a challenge and a reward. Development of character is something not left to the writer's purview, but to every one of us.
And as I fell asleep in the middle of Tim Burton's amazing version of Alice in Wonderland, I can't help but marvel at what it must be like to develop fictional characters whose names have become synonymous with traits we all share, like that occasional Cheshire Cat smile . . .