May 11th, 2005

bear by san

"I always would rather dance than fight, but I know how to fight."

--NV Sen. Harry Reid. I admire a scrapper, even when I don't always agree with him. I also admire the art of the political non-apology.

oursin on The One Right Way To Write Slipstream & Breastfeed Your Baby (not)

Progress notes for 11 May 2005:

Whiskey & Water

New Words: 1499
Total Words: 70299
Pages: 321

Zokutou word meterZokutou word meter
70,299 / 160,000
(43.0%)



Reason for stopping: exhausted
Mammalian Assistance: dogs underfoot, mostly
Stimulants: black tea
Exercise: still feeling achy and tired. Maybe walking later, if the boy is up to it.
Mail: nomail
Today's words Word don't know: n/a
Tyop du jour: n/a
Darling du jour: n/a
Books in progress, but not at all quickly: Neal Stephenson, Quicksilver;
Interesting research tidbits of the day: The Hunting of the Snark online. The dead poet is quoting Lewis Carroll. People will keep letting him read.

Yet still, ever after that sorrowful day,
Whenever the Butcher was by,
The Beaver kept looking the opposite way,
And appeared unaccountably shy.


Other writing-related work: n/a

Tree born crooked never grow straight
She sunk like a hammer into the lake
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