Waiting, by it’s very definition, is a period of inactivity. Our ability to force something to happen ceases to exist, through the acceptance of waiting. But waiting does not mean that nothing is changing. Take for example, the post office queue. Snaking somewhat endlessly around poles strung together with flimsy elasticated strips, the joining of the queue is a decision to wait. As the wait stretches out, the queue does at times move forward. Sometimes this is a single step, followed by a period of further waiting. Occasionally two, three, even four, steps are taken. This stage usually results in … Continue reading Wait = Waste?