So, it turns out that drinking most of a bottle of wine and walking in slippery shoes out to the end of the windward outer dock in a powerful, apocalyptic windstorm probably wasn't my finest plan yet. However, that's when the ideas come.
Go out today and make a mistake. It'll make you a better, happier person. Our mistakes define us as much as does anything else, and you want to be well-defined, right? At least that's how I make myself feel better about my choices to date. Please don't disabuse me of my happy notion.