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The holiday season can officially begin

Today is the Monday after the Thanksgiving weekend. This means four days of mail will be waiting when we get in. Whoop. So I expect to be home late.

I took the computer offline this weekend (notably Saturday and Sunday) to avoid being distracted by email and Internet. Some writing was accomplished. Not as much as I'd hoped. I kept being distracted by things to do around the house, instead.

Words: 35,241

Not good. I have one week left. On the other hand, I also now have a real grownup living room. It is made of awesome. Still a few things left to set in place, some things left to hang on the walls, and a little reorganization to do, but after five straight days of doing that, I need a vacation from my vacation. And despite being miserable tired yesterday, my stupid subconscious knew it was Back To Work today and refused to settle down and sleep. *sigh*

I'm a little behind on friends' list stuff, so if I haven't commented it's not that I'm not interested, it's I've been scary busy. I'm hoping that next week things will be back to normal and I can go back to puttering around on the original Third Novel. I still haven't heard back from the last agent I sent the First Novel to most recently--and that was before the desktop computer went down.

I hope I can also, this week, set up the new desktop, so this one can go back to just being the overglorified Word Processor it was purchased to be. (I'm working on a Pentium III "Thinkpad" with a good-sized hard drive but almost no RAM. I couldn't even install iTunes on it.)

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cornerofmadness
Nov. 26th, 2007 03:40 pm (UTC)
eep to the mail. I'm giving two tests this week so I need raid to remove panicked students from the office
wildrider
Nov. 27th, 2007 12:41 am (UTC)
At least the house is mostly in order, and next weekend I can stop worrying about NaNo and maybe catch up on some OTHER stuff!
cornerofmadness
Nov. 27th, 2007 02:40 am (UTC)
i hear you
typographer
Nov. 26th, 2007 08:47 pm (UTC)
Only 2,952 words per night to make it!
wildrider
Nov. 27th, 2007 12:40 am (UTC)
Eep.
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