Sometimes you buy food. Sometimes you forget to eat that food. Sometimes that food goes rotten and gets thrown in the trash.
Other times that forgotten food does something unexpected and begins to take on a life of its own. So much vibrant life can come out of an inert brown object.
Sometimes procrastination provides years of inspiration. All of the time stay curious.
During my time in art school there were always those dreaded 3 hour critique sessions during the photography classes. As soon as you walked in the room that day you would scramble to claim the "best" wall space. My criteria for the "best" space was determined by when I thought that part of the wall would be discussed. Did I want to just get the crit over with first thing, or drag on my torture...