sartorias: The director got back, having gone to Africa through some of her military relations (our school is far too low-budget to send anyone on Junkets) and she went to Uganda to visit the little school that most of our fund-raising efforts are directed at. The idea being to get as many of the waiting list kids into the school as possible.
Read that. One starfish at a time.
Word thinks "manticore" should be "manicure." Now, there's a mental image you don't get every day....
as half my flist has noted-- Unitarian Jihad: There will be coffee and cookies in the Gandhi Room after the revolution.
dendrophilous on deleted scenes
yes, Virgina, there really is a giant conspiracy to make you feel ugly. (via tanaise)
Progress notes for 8 April 2005
Whiskey & Water
New Words: 2,525
Total Words: 27,234
Reason for stopping: That's probably enough work for one day. End of scene, and end of Chapter 6.
Mammalian Assistance: Marlowe has been Mr. Pushy.
Stimulants: vanilla rooibos, black pomegranate tea, inscrutable Oriental candies
Exercise: walking, gothercise
Tyop du jour: a long line of beeches edging an airy word, all frothy green and pink with spring (or) All three men were dark... but otherwise as un-alive as apple trees.
Darling du jour: n/a
Books in progress, but not at all quickly: Ed Sanders, Tales of Beatnik Glory; Neal Stephenson, Quicksilver
Interesting research tidbit of the day: The official website for the tall ship Rose, who is a far more famous ship these days than when I met her, having become a movie star in the interim. Here's hoping she puts to sea again someday soon:
"When a great ship is in harbor and moored, it is safe, there can be no doubt. But that is not what great ships are built for."
Other writing-related work: miscellaneous light dealmongering
-- Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Ph.D