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Progress notes for 16 April 2005

Whiskey & Water

New Words: 1,174
Total Words: 39,399
Pages: 178

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39,399 / 160,000

Reason for stopping: errands. Also, end of Chapter 9
Mammalian Assistance: one of the cutest things that happens in this house is when Marlowe is sitting on my mousepad (as he often does), and Signy comes over to visit. As she is a rather tall dog, she is comfortable reaching over the desk to poke me with her pokey nose. And Marlowe likes to start washing her face and ears, and grooming her fur when she does. It's really unbearable cute.

Especially the long-suffering looks she gives me as she tolerates the prickly cat-tongue inside her ears. (She's a natural-eared Dane, but her ears are rose-ears rather than spaniel ears, so even when they're not pricked (well, half-pricked, which is the best she can do) he can get inside the folds. It must tickle like a son of a bitch. I can only imagine.

Stimulants: ceylon tea
Exercise: none yet. maybe gothercise later, as it does not appear I will get my walk
Mail: nomail
Today's words Word don't know: n/a
Tyop du jour: She had the big green pickup hacked halfway down the cracked asphalt drive when her phone made its noise. (or) There were people in the neighborhood with wivestock
Darling du jour: "Carel, there's a unicorn eating your lily bulbs."
Books in progress, but not at all quickly: Ed Sanders, Tales of Beatnik Glory; Neal Stephenson, Quicksilver, Sarah Monette, Kekropia
Interesting research tidbit of the day: where to buy a used tree spade
Other writing-related work: n/a. but I did henna my hair.

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