A wonderful description of your thought processes. Some of your examples reminded me of Snoopy writing “It was a dark and stormy night.” I ran into the same attitudes when training software developers. My manager once said that “what is obvious to you is not usually obvious to anybody else” and he was right. I see correlations and relationships between the oddest things. I don’t plan to get an MFA or be a professional writer, but would you look at my article about stereotypes. It has nothing to do with race, gender or age. Thanks.