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December 1, 2018

I survived NaNo and so did everyone around me.  Apparently one of my sites (the one this is on) had some problems, but I think we've worked that out now.  Mostly.

December is not going to be heavy on writing.  I'm going to finish Glory Dreams and the edits on the 2nd Devlin novel, and maybe do some outlines.  Just not work too hard.

Oh, and yes, we did have snow.  Not as much as they thought we would have, but still snow.

The boys

December 2, 2018

We had more snow. This is more of what I expected.  Russ and I hid out in the house today, though he did go out and scoop some.  I just stayed in and looked at the pretty snow outside that I don't have to deal with.

Someone should like it, right?

Writing is going fine.  So is updating a few things here and there.  I think this is going to be a good month just to get some things done finally.

And watch more TV.

Happy Holidays

December 3, 2018

It's odd, the days after NaNo.  Everything seems so much calmer and quieter.  No rush to get words -- but still writing, of course.  I've crossed the million mark for the year, so that's good.

I'm back to my Latin and having far less trouble with it than I had expected.  This is fun!

We have car problems, though.  Until it's fixed, no going out.

Well, I managed months in the house when Russ was in New York.  I can manage it with Russ here, right?


December 4, 2018

I have a cute little holiday set up next to my desk.  It's fun to lok over and see trees and bears and snow globes.

Watching Castles still.  We're almost up to Season 6.  This is the most TV Russ and I have watched together in a row ever.  We are both enjoying the shows, too.

Yesterday we saw the 100th episode (The Lives of Others) which I enjoyed far more than Russ did.  But it was fun!


December 5, 2018

So very, very ill.

I wish this would stop.


December 6, 2018

A little better.  Mostly watching Castles tonight and trying not to just crawl off into bed and sleep.

I hope this isn't going to last long.


December 7, 2018

Read, watch shows -- do a little Latin so that I can get caught up there.

Not a bad day, but still not great.

Also very cold tonight.  I think I'm going to go crawl off into bed soon.

Pretty colors

December 8, 2018

Russ took me on a lovely ride tonight, despite that the car is acting odd.  I don't trust it -- I know it will break down if I say I want to go somewhere.  That's how it works for me.

We are getting close to the end of the year.  Three weeks?  Wow.

I have things mostly done, and I'm just picking at a few stories and pushing them to the end.  Nothing drastic.  No pressure.

It's fun.


December 9, 2018

Two wonderful things today!

We saw a lot of Canada Geese at the pond tonight.  I got a few nice pictures!

And Russ built me some new tea shelves. They look beautiful!  And wow is it nice to be able to get to all the different teas again!

new shelves!

December 10, 2018

We had a love dinner at El Ranchito tonight and then home and work on things -- and drink tea.  LOL

I've had a little trouble focusing on the writing side of things the last few days.  Not bad.  Just enough to be annoying.  Lucky for me that I really don't have much to get done, so it hardly matters.  I'm getting about 2k a day.  It's going well enough.

I can't believe how close we are to the end of the month and year, though.


December 11, 2018

We had a really gorgeous sunset tonight.  I wish I could have gotten out to see it, but Russ doesn't get home until after dark this time of year. 

We're still watching 2 to 3 Castles a night.  Into season 6 now, so not that many left to go.  It's going to be odd when we're done, but this sure has been fun!

Writing is writing.  Glory Dreams is moving along okay, though it fights me now and then.  Still, I'll have it done this month.  There's not much else I need to worry about, right?


December 12, 2018

The weather is warming up.  How many years have we had snow early in December, only to have it melt before Christmas?  That hardly seems right -- but it happens all the time!

I've had some ideas for the story I start on January 1.  Story is still the same, setting is the same, but the world itself is going clockwork and fitting in with a story I wrote last year.  I really like this idea.

Other than that?  Nothing, really.  Cats are cats.   Dog is dog.  Writing is just moving along.  I need to get excited about something!