“Why do you ask?” Laying the pencil on the grid-lined pad, she smiled.
“There’s been nothing new sprouting from you in a while.”
“Just because the pages aren’t filed with words doesn’t mean I’m not productive.“
“Looks like the only thing you're germinating involves expanding the garden next to the horse pasture.”
Leafing through a seed catalogue, she stopped at the Heritage Collection and scribbled more notes on the pad.
“You’re wrong, it’s research for a book.”
He winked and said, “Yes, dear. Glad to hear the well’s not dry.”
does help the creative well from going dry.