October 2003

Chapter Four. Done with “Friday.” I don’t know what the page count is; I have to type it all in. Woo Hoo! Just Saturday left, with a little finishing up for Sunday. And I don’t mean this weekend 🙂 Update: Pages typed in, at 413, 80,220 words. Phew.

A Good Day to Think. Today is a good day to think. There are days when you follow time through one thing to the next, days when you let go of time, and days when you just worry. Too bad I have nothing that needs thinking about. Only ideas to play with.

So. So the other thing that went wrong last weekend was the sewer. As it turns out, it wasn’t just the mass of toilet paper, it was the tree roots. All better now.

Reviews. The Tattoo Murder Case, by Akimitsu Takagi Lost in a Good Book, by Jasper Fforde The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody, by Will Cuppy The Tattoo Murder Case is a…murder mystery novel, of all things, which I suppose you never would have guessed based on the title. Seeing as my basis for comparison …

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Ray’s Birthday: Her actual birthday was on Friday. Lee worked until after bedtime. We were going to go to the Boo at the Zoo, at the Cheyenne Moutain Zoo, last night but: I dropped the e’fant head back at the house on the way out the door. Military types turned us back at the pass. …

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Spoiler. We went out to “Pirates of the Carribean” finally last night. You know what I’m thinking? Will Turner’s dad has been rotting away as a living skeleton at the bottom of the ocean for years now, and suddenly he’s just been crushed to death. –The pirates sent him to the bottom of Davy Jones’s …

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Weekend. Lee’s taking this weekend off; we’re going to celebrate our fifth anniversary (actually Sept 26) by dropping off Ray at a friends’ house and taking the night off tomorrow. Leave a message…not that you don’t always have to leave a message, come to think of it.

Harlan Ellison on Schwartzenegger’s Election: To all the other 49 states — with the exception of Minnesota, whose election of a mountebank transcends even ours — the coronation of Ahnuld seems phantasmagoric. But not to us. We’ve done it at least twice before: George Murphy to the Senate, and Reagan to the White House. So, …

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Hm… Lee reports that comments are saving, but no number is appearing for them. And I just though I wasn’t getting any… I don’t know how to fix it, but I’ll see what I can find out.

Must have said something amiss. From “Bob Marley” : [The following concludes an email of 250 words or so.] “For the most part, I’m usually against this sort of thing, going with a “well, whatever suits you” approach, but for some reason your utter crap has rubbed me the wrong way and I just had …

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