Apocryphal etymology and probably wrong: but seductive the notion that this word derives from description of sculpture filed to a polish with successively finer tools rather than tacked-on surface of wax. Thinking these days about long toil, in finishing up projects that have occupied ten struggling years, as opposed to the clearly more profitable attachment to a trend and near locality already known, navigable.

And the paradoxical order that these unprofitable, untrendy registrations of the passages of nearer hours be immediate if revised, visual embossment/hauling/souvenirs of thought newfangled and unretouched.