Progress notes for 28 April 2006:
New Words: 1043
Total Words: 16297
Deadline: August 1
Reason for stopping: tired, and would rather be playing video games
16,297 / 100,000
Exercise: I walked down to the center of town, mailed contracts, went to my bank, purchased and ate a bagel with lox and extra tomato, ate it on the town green under a cherry tree with a Nantucket Nectar lemonade, got a library card, and walked back again. About five miles, I think.
Today's words Word don't know: distributary, digited , froggy, tympanic, melanistic, slagged, euryhaline, saltless, osmose
Words I'm surprised Word do know: n/a
Mean Things: Huck and Jim are on their raft heading upriver.
Tyop du jour: n/a
Darling du jour: that seemed an oddly reptilian way to consume medication when one was still perfectly fit, and permeable.
Books in progress: Wendy Moore, The Knife Man;
Interesting tidbit of the day: jedediah linked this; it's cool. Also, from last week, but I'm slow: THE WORD is "BARD."
Other writing-related work: contracts