We're home from walking the dog.
Me: I gotta blog. I gotta think of something to blog about.
The historian: . . . right--
Me: I don't think you understand how hard that is! Pulling a topic out of thin air.
TH: --I do get it. Because I never do it. Whereas I, when I write, I just have to rely on . . . (rustling--he's in the kitchen, looking for an article in the paper. Or something.) . . .
Me: [what? facts? research?]
Me: [--and there it is.]