New Words: 1,837
Total Words: 10,759
Notecards myrtilized/remaining: 6/9
Reason for stopping: Sleepy.
Mammalian Assistance: none
Stimulants: carrot juice and chicken pot pie
Exercise: none. I think I have a bug--I'm just exhausted and achy.
Today's words Word don't know: n/a
Words I'm surprised Word do know: n/a
Tyop du jour: n/a
Darling du jour: How often do you get to write a sentence like "In the morning, they strip-searched the passengers."? Not often enough!
Books in progress, but not at all quickly: Ladislas Farago, The Game of the Foxes; The Adams-Jefferson Letters;
Mean things: If Sebastien is a crazy cat lady, Jack is the Scarlet Pimpernel. Unfortunately, it's six years too early to point that out....
Other writing-related work: none, and I want a nap.
Interesting tidbits: confessions of a laudanum addict
slithytove on investing
sartorias on Kipling and cutting
hernewshoes on cooking misadventures and coffeeandink learns to cook
She is the Goddess of the Sky, one of the Ennead, daughter of the air [Shu] and water [Tefnut], lover of Geb and Hadit, the Eternal Mother, and the Receiver, Reviver and Protector of the Dead, whose loving, divine embrace shields our souls from annihilation. She is love, rapture, splendor, continuous and eternal birth and rebirth, infinite space, and the “the naked brilliance of the voluptuous night”. Nuit is Earth’s guardian, and shields her lover and her mortal children from the primeval chaos that threatens Existence. Her perfume is starry and crystalline, a jewel-clad and glittering paean to night: dazzling white musks, white rose and night-blooming jasmine with the soft moss of moonlit meadows, a waft of Egyptian incense, and a gentle breath of moonflower.
Vial: tartness and jasmine.
Wet: Jasmine. Less tart, very light and pleasant.
Drydown: Jasmine, undertones of rose.
Dry: Nice enough, but not destined to become a favorite.