it's a great life, if you don't weaken (matociquala) wrote,
it's a great life, if you don't weaken

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He is skating on a river that's been frozen since December--

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
Pages: 125

Zokutou word meterZokutou word meter
27,234 / 160,000

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
Mail: nomail
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."

-- Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Ph.D

Other writing-related work: miscellaneous light dealmongering
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