Sometimes I want to approach my writing the same way. If I am bored...surely my readers will be, too. That's not to say that everything must be fast-paced action, but it should be something that you (the author) would like to read.
P.S. Don't forget to enter your short story tomorrow! Read about it here: http://commandedwriter.blogspot.com/2014/04/approaching-anniversary-and-challenge.html