Most of the time, my ADD is nothing more than a focus-siphoning scourge that prevents me from spending more than, say, five minutes on any one particular task before something shiny distracts me. But on some days, I find ADD can be a most exquisite dance partner. Today was one of those days.

I ventured to the fabled Panini America printing facility this morning with designs on documenting the hand-collation process for 2012 National Treasures Football and, if the stars aligned properly, catching the QC routine for 2012 Playbook Football. But a funny thing happened on the way to that goal.