In the translation by M. K. Fisher, Brillat-Savarin gives this enumeration of the qualities of a great chef

By a natural consequence, those who presided over the preparations for these great feasts became men of note, which was reasonable enough, for they needed to combine within themselves a variety of qualities: inventive genius, the knowledge of organization, a sense of proportion, firmness enough to exact obedience from their helpers, and unfailing promptness in every detail, so that nothing might be late.

I wonder just how stretched an analogy can be fashioned between these qualities and those of the serial writer, i.e. blogger. Everything fits except the notion that something can arrive late — in the long tail there is an ever present now.

And so for day 223