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All at once, bit by bit

I’m probably the worst person to write on focus, or so I think. So many things on the go, pulled in so many directions.

But then I realized that actually I can focus very well in small chunks.

Case in point: today, I am uploading still image videos to YouTube in case anyone should want to listen to The Zamo the Destroyer Show there. I had had some up before, then thought I’d pull them down and just have videos where you actually see me on my own YouTube, so half the work of making the videos was done, but I still had to (re-)upload them all.

And for whatever reason I have no trouble singlemindedly knocking them out – one window open to a long line of YouTube uploads to monitor, another open to iMovie as I make new ones (9 down, 10 to go). I’m working factory style: as soon as a video finishes exporting from iMovie I add it to the upload queue, and so far this afternoon I’ve got 18 uploaded, 6 more currently waiting in line, one being exported, and 3 other later ones waiting their turn.

So why is it easy to focus on this today when I swear I can’t focus?

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