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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Tho' much is taken, much abides; and tho' we are not now that strength which in old days moved earth

Progress notes for 13 November 2005:

All the Windwracked Stars

New Words: 947
Total Words: 12,384
Pages: 55
Reason for stopping: End of chapter
Mammalian Assistance:  Paladin Wants Something
Stimulants: more tea. more tea. Also, slivovitz (last night, not this morning!)
Exercise: none, but there will be walking or yoga later, or both.
Mail:  nomail
Today's words Word don't know: gorgeousness
Words I'm surprised Word do know: caitiff
Tyop du jour: n/a
Darling du jour: n/a
Books in progress, but not at all quickly: Ben Jonson, The Devil is an Ass & Other Plays; Lladislav Farago, the Game of the Foxes; The Adams-Jefferson Letters
Mean things: Broke Muire's hand and wrist. Compound fracture. Very unpleasant.
Spam name du jor: Bagels K. Certainty
Other writing-related work: n/a
Interesting tidbits: (I want to write like this:)

Nevertheless I long for the cold, salt,
Restless, contending sea and for the island
Where the grass dies and the seasons alter:

Where that one wears the sunlight for a while.

~~Archibald MacLeish, "Calypso's Island"

Tags: edda of burdens, progress notes

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