Progress notes for 19 August 2005:
New Words: 2,139
Total Words: 45,779 / 54,750
Notecards destroyed: 1
Reason for stopping: quota
Mammalian Assistance: Somebody left me a hairball. How thoughtful.
Stimulants: vanilla almond tea.
Exercise: 30 minutes yoga
Today's words Word don't know: lensing, stouter
Words I'm surprised Word do know: homunculus
Tyop du jour: a fisheye lansing
Darling du jour: "Don't be silly," said Michelangelo. "I'm going to be invisible."
Books in progress, but not at all quickly: Richard Overy, Russia's War: A History of the Soviet War Effort, 1941-1945; David Riggs, The World of Christopher Marlowe; Jon Courtenay Grimwood, Pashazade
Mean things: I'm putting the exposition in the sex scene again, where most of the male readers will miss it.
Other writing-related work: slush
Interesting tidbits: n/a
Fun things about BPAL perfume oils--you can say "I reek of Sin today" and mean it literally.