I guess we’re exactly where we need to be: Collecting debt, patrolling property, pushing produce, hitting publish — somehow still moving; progressing.
Writing benefits most from focused thinking, because writing is organized thought. The less clutter to rob you from working, the more work gets done.
If you could remain focused for a long stretch of time, say from 8 AM to 5 PM, how much would you accomplish? How much further down the checklist would you be? Would there even be a checklist anymore?