the morning is a riot

the morning is a riot of little birdies between my house and the college. and all the trees and hedges are budding out, too. the grass is getting shaggy. actually, I need to fix my mower so I can take the grass in my own yard down a bit. so despite today’s grey skies, spring feels close on.

I always feel such relief at this time of year. not that I don’t love the brisk chills and downpours of winter (not to mention the occassional snow), but spring is always so wonderful – the light, the warmth (well, sort of), and more than anything else, the progression of green and flowers.

last night I actually did some work on Aila – pieced in the extra scenes, started on integrating them into the main narrative. also did some minor revisions, based on the notes I’d already made. maybe tonight I’ll have a chance to write some more of the missing scenes.

so I keep writing. maybe

so I keep writing. maybe I should use this (my log) to write the exercises I have to do for this week’s Q meeting. (I keep referring to it that way, tho we are now only half of the original Q.) a story from 3 perspectives…..

1) 3rd person, limited
2) 3rd person, limited (another person)
3) detached narrator

I want to write something for my novel, but I can’t decide on a scene. I’ve been thinking of the bath scene with the gardeners, which I have this instinct is going to be meaningful somehow.

feeling a lot better. I

feeling a lot better. I had a good lunch, and I’m having a sharp productive afternoon. making drawings again, which is always a good sign for me. the hard part is getting the curves into Fireworks. well, that, and avoiding the message light on my phone.

it always helps for me to have good tunes, too, and I’m cranking Tones on Tail again. (for previous inspirational moments via ToT, view source on the web site from my old job.) but I can’t find the disk at home, which is somewhat troubling. if I’ve lost it, there will be hell to pay!

I can’t figure out where

I can’t figure out where to start today – have done a few random things, but nothing very serious. I keep looking over at the terrifying pile of papers behind me. someday soon they will attack, leaving nothing more of me than a few shreds of paper….

this is sort of addictive, having a weblog that is this drop-dead easy to use. I may pass this on to the web admin team, as a way to create discussion groups. I like it a lot!

I just realized that I

I just realized that I don’t get paid until tomorrow. Dammit. I was thinking that today was payday – because the last 2 months, the 10th has fallen on a Saturday, so I’ve been paid on the 9th. I hope everything posts in the best possible order….

Another day, another log. :)

Another day, another log. 🙂 Yesterday I spent many, many hours playing Axis & Allies with Chad – the longest we’ve ever gotten into a game (usually I get bored/frustrated) – didn’t even realize how long we’d been playing until it was midnight!

This is a good side effect of no TV. I am continuing to search for the silver lining in this experience. Oh, the sad tale of electromagnetic interference…only I’ve been too lazy to do anything about it. Damn Clover Park radio station. Ahhhh, I just sent them a snarky email. That makes me feel much better.

I’d love to blow up that tower. But of course, I would never….

Oh, hell. I just wrote

Oh, hell. I just wrote out this long philosophical thing about the impermanence of web sites (!), the joys of my new Handspring Visor, and how redecorating & cleaning is making me happy…and I think I hit the wrong button. 🙁

talk about impermanence….

Okay, I tried it. Not

Okay, I tried it. Not necessarily thrilled with the way it looks – some bugs to work out with the formatting. But I definitely like the idea of writing my weblog w/out having to FTP, have my zip disk with me, etc., etc. (I suppose it would be more exciting if I traveled more.)