May 3rd, 2006

bear by san

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Several people has expressed the desire to leave a message of support of some sort for Melissa Scott and Lisa's friends and family.

buymeaclue offered a link to Lisa's page, here. Registration required, but it's of the free and painless sort.
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    in a fabulous illustration of the bathetic fallacy, birdsong and rain
bear by san

They wanted the highway; they're happier there today.

There is a mourning dove hanging around outside my bedroom window who has managed to find just the right spot so that his call echoes off the ceiling, and it sounds like he's in my closet.

Creepy.

And! After three days of looking, I have a new first sentence. With which I am ever so pleased.

The morning after he killed Eugene Shapiro, André Deschênes woke up early.



In other news, ashacat utterly kicked my ass at the gym today. BUT! I did six assisted pull ups. Up from two when we started in March.

Wanna feel my muscles?

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    Deisel - Sausalito Summer Nights
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bear by san

I've never been much of a gambler, and had a preference to fly.


Progress notes for 3 May 2006:

Undertow

New Words: 1370
Total Words: 20428
Pages: 93
Deadline: August 1
Words per day to meet deadline: 884
Reason for stopping: somebody asked Andre a question I need to think about the answer to. also, the media mining just showed up.

Zokutou word meterZokutou word meter
20,428 / 100,000
(20.4%)

I just discovered that Novo Haven has a city beautification committee that distributes stainless steel buckets full of geraniums to shopkeepers.

Some days, I love my brain.

Stimulants: blueberry muffin!
Exercise: two hours at the gym with ashacat. Core, pullups, weightlifting (lower body)--three kinds of squats and leg press--stretching, ski machine, treadmill 
Mail: nomail
Today's words Word don't know:  unattenuated, geomancer, ungeometric, interplanted, paperwhites, manbo
Words I'm surprised Word do know: fixit
Mean Things: n/a
Tyop du jour: houses and sops
Darling du jour: His own footfalls chased him through the leaden morning.
Books in progress: Wendy Moore, The Knife Man;
Interesting tidbit of the day: n/a
Other writing-related work: critted two chapters of The Mirador for truepenny, a task that mostly involves writing little fangirl comments like I<3 Shannon and Mehitabel 1: Whassisname -500! in the margins.

...okay, it's true; I just come for the snark.
The glamorous life of the writer: today was glamor-free. except for washing dishes.


It's nice to be liked; but it's better by far to get paid.
--Liz Phair, "Shitloads of Money"
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    David Bowie & Trent Reznor - I'm Afraid of Americans / Dean Gray - Doctor Who on Holiday
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