More than once, I paused to hear music the author mentioned or to investigate a particularly unfamiliar British idiom. In short, I found myself quite engrossed.
In the chapter of the same name as my post, there is a thought provoking treatise on life and death. Essentially, Gillibran Brown says we're all humans going through variations on a theme. His Wednesday was one of mourning at a funeral. Others might be celebrating a new relationship or some success at work.
Here is his brilliant summation:
In short, as individuals, we are all just a life in the day of Wednesday, or whatever day of the week it happens to be.