Lap desk dog.
Yes, that is a lavender unicorn he's snuggling with.
2259 words on Grail, resulting in a total Microsoft wordcount of 25,500, or 127 pages in manuscript format. One quarter of a book, according to Microsoft, or--according to the manuscript count, nearly a third of a book. Man, we might get through this thing after all.
127 / 400 pages. 32% done!
tyop du jour: "martian tradition"
Now I've got to put some things in envelopes and maybe go to the post office, though that might get put off until tomorrow.