"Delay is natural to a writer. He is like a surfer—he bides his time. Waits for the perfect wave on which to ride in. He waits for the surge (of emotion? of strength? of courage?) that will carry him along." (E.B. White, The Paris Review Interviews, 1969)
Uber-blogger Michael Bérubé is calling it quits. Looks like I'm going to have to start an "archived blogs" section on my blogroll.