About a month ago, I wrote about my wee pencil. It was about 15 picas then.
It's just over 12 picas now.
Last time I sharpened it, I had to stick a push pin into the eraser so I could fit it into the sharpener.
I think that fact perfectly describes me — willing to go to extraordinary lengths for only the most inane reasons.
Welcome to my short-penciled world.