Progress notes for 10 May 2005:
Whiskey & Water
New Words: 1,571
Total Words: 68,800
Reason for stopping: end of chapter, and also work.
Mammalian Assistance: Cat on shoulder. needy dogs.
Exercise: none so far
Mail: I got a v. nice plug in the editorial for the May Locus, and a nice review of "And the Deep Blue Sea" at Tangent Online. Other than that, nomail.
Today's words Word don't know: curvetting, gaited
Tyop du jour: Sensible folk do not gallop a horse bareback through threes in the dark of the night. (or) the pale streaks in his man and tail flashing
Darling du jour: She smelled of husks and sorrow, a wintry smell for the Summer Queen.
Books in progress, but not at all quickly: Neal Stephenson, Quicksilver;
Interesting research tidbits of the day: half pass (courtesy buymeaclue) catwaxing on Gypsy Vanner sites. (If this horse (The Road Sweeper) were wall-eyed and white from the shoulders to the haunches, he'd be the perfect model for Kelpie. Check out that second shot. Is he gorgeous, or what?)
Other writing-related work: n/a. I really should slush sometime soon. In my spare time. Yeah.