On Wednesday of this week, at two minutes and three seconds after 1:00 in the morning, the time and date will be 01:02:03 04/05/06. That will never happen again.
It means nothing, but I thought it was cool.
Today I went to the gym for the first time since the sickness hit. I expected to want to go easy, but this was super easy. I was exhausted and dripping snot by the time I finished, after only about a 45-minute simple workout. I wonder if I actually had a mild case of the flu rather than a simple cold. I never took my temperature, but I've never had a simple cold last this long. I'm still coughing and sneezing up gunk (my apologies if you're eating). I shall have to build back up to my usual workout.
Tomorrow I'm having my taxes done professionally for the first time in my life. I'm hoping they will be able to find a nice refund for the year so I can roll it back into what I owe the IRS from last year (due to my own stupidity, which is why I'm going to a professional now).
Do you like Real Country Music? Go buy Dale Watson's Whiskey or God. You won't be sorry.
I was reading the LJ of an editor looking for writers of "paranormal" romance, which I suppose vampire romance falls into. No more than 100,000 words, that wall again. It's a good LJ entry for anyone looking to write for anyone, though. Lots of writerly information. I am down to 184,397 words, though (I wonder if WordPerfect counts the header, which appears on every page. That would add six words per page. I just HAD to have a hero with a two-name first name. I could probably cut 10,000 words just by calling him "Sean" instead of "Sean Patrick," but he won't have it...).
How do you keep a novel under 100,000 words? I'm so verbose. On the other hand, having trouble with short stories. I need discipline. Thus the work on the short stories! :-)
I have a couple of days off here and I REALLY mean to use them to clean house. This includes going all the way through my closet and REALLY getting rid of clothes I have not worn in many years and all the shirts that honestly don't fit well anymore, no matter how much I love them. This may also include the britches I'm wearing right now, a pair of khaki-colored Levis which are cut like blue jeans but are acceptable for work but which now REQUIRE a belt lest they fall down. I bought them for $6 at Big Lots and I simply cannot find the style anywhere anymore, not even on eBay. These are size 12 Misses, boot cut, without a number to indicate the style. I LOVE them. The only pitfall to weight loss.
nutmeg3, I owe you a package. Don't think I've forgotten. :-) I did tape it, I just haven't gotten around to putting it into a box and sending it. I'll include this extra copy of John Corbett since they sent me two of them and you asked about it, if you haven't bought it for yourself yet.