September 11th, 2009

Turn Life Around

On the road to Bakersfield

My mammogram is clean. Apparently they just didn't squash me enough. (Women in the waiting room were expressing the sincere belief that only a man could have invented the mammo machine.)

For two days in a row there has been a red-tailed hawk perched on the very top of the steeple of the LDS church that stands just south of Oak on 40th Street.

I coughed up the bucks and bought a Bissell Little Green carpet cleaner. I think it will eventually be a much better buy than endless cans of Resolve, considering the barfing of certain cats.

I was about to swoop in and bid in a set of copper jewelry (which included the exact chain I wanted) but eBay informed me I wasn't a member of Paypal(!). By the time I'd logged into my Paypal account, too, the auction was over. Growl. So I shopped around and am now watching a couple of other auctions (including a few which have nothing to do with copper chains, like the really awesome Megalodon tooth necklace and the black pearl solitaire...).

I'm not sure which of the two stories I have lounging around in my head that I'm going to do for NaNo. I have a vague idea about magic and mayhem in the Arizona mountains or more vampire fun in the Caribbean. the former is probably a better overall "saleable" tale, although I think it'll land as YA if I finish it.

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