The Gapingvoid cartoon (by Hugh MacLeod) that is delivered to my email inbox every day often does the same thing. Yesterday, along with "Die Pflicht ruft," I was reminded that what I'm trying to do MATTERS.
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Edited to add (because I wrote this post last night and we never peek ahead at the calendar):
Sie ist sehr Fleißig.
She's very diligent.
Thanks, Living Language. I guess you've noticed how many hours I spend at the kitchen table working...