Stuff and things

By | Life, Reading | 5 Comments

Today it was finally above freezing for a while, and it was like Tahiti, in comparison to the last few weeks. So lame. Give me spring, please. Forgive the radio silence. Was sick Sunday/Monday, actually had to take a day off to recoup. Spent it on the…

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What I’ve been up to

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I have read two books already this year, so let’s get that going.1. (How exciting to type 1. again!) A Rule Against Murder– Louise Penny2. The Brutal Telling– Louise Penny Yes, I’m still obsessed with these cozy murder mysteries. Just like when I was reading through the…

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Free-dumb

By | Black Hour, Life, Writing | 2 Comments

I do set resolutions, and I’ll get to that in a few days (maybe a short recap of how I did last year and a few new ones for 2011) but right now? I need a writing goal. I’m languishing, even with the week off. 5,000 words…

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Monkeys

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What I did with my Christmas morning: Watch my nieces get fire-hosed with gifts (including the smart monkey robes, from us). A good day, in other words.

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**Cynicism break**

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If you’re having a hard time getting into the ho-ho-ho spirit, might I suggest reading this? And, to break your heart, read all the comments, and then the next day’s follow-up. The short version? There is a Santa Claus, and we are him. It’s completely draining to…

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Festivities

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Apparently the holiday season is going to come whether I have time to celebrate it or not. This weekend we managed to get our tree and decorate it, and I just finished the last of the cards. Glue stick for the win! I’ve also begun my ritualized…

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Mysterious

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I started watching a new TV show. Watching TV is probably bad for the word count, but one cannot live on words alone. The show is Castle, a police procedural type show, like Law & Order, but with one difference: one of the investigators is a mystery…

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