Monthly Archives: August 2008

Damned rhinovirus…

*grump* I used to get colds very rarely–and I still never get the flu. But since I left the Job From Hell at the pesthouse, er, shelter, my immune system hasn’t been getting challenged as regularly. Your immune system is … Continue reading

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I Have a Dream

Today is the forty-fifth anniversary of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech at the March on Washington, August 28, 1963. You can listen to it here. It still gives me the chills. I had planned to include this … Continue reading

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Quick takes, more later

*sigh* Ursula K. LeGuin wrote a story called “SQ.” It’s too good a story to give away spoilers if you’ve never read it. If you have read it, you’ll understand what I’m talking about when I say that I am … Continue reading

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I’m appearing at 3Pi-Con this weekend

I’ll be doing panels, a reading and generally hanging out at 3Pi-Con in West Springfield, MA this weekend, August 22-24. On Friday night, I’ll be reading from Mortal Touch at 8:00 p.m. On Saturday, I will be in a panel … Continue reading

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If anyone is curious, we’ve been in an intra-eclipse phase. There was a total eclipse of the Sun at the New Moon on August 1st, and there is a lunar eclipse at the Full Moon tomorrow. Intra-eclipse periods tend to … Continue reading

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Meemy Mo

I’m really grouchy, so I did this meme. It did not improve my mood. Ganked from lourdesmont, majkia and halfmoon_mollie: After you die…Guardian Angel After death, you will exist as a guardian angel in order to protect your still-living loved … Continue reading

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Update addendum!

A few things I forgot! This week, I also decided to add Mortal Touch to Google’s Book Search program, so I formatted and uploaded files for that. Those files were “processing,” the last I checked. I finished reading a review … Continue reading

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08 cubed, and here’s an update

Here it is, 08/08/08! I hope everyone is having an agreeable day. I went to the library and borrowed “Brokeback Mountain” to get me through the next two cycling sessions. (I never sit and watch a DVD anymore, I watch … Continue reading

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TORNADO!!

There’s a fucking tornado warning up!!!! TORNADO WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA 239 PM EDT THU AUG 7 2008 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A * TORNADO WARNING FOR… WEST CENTRAL WORCESTER COUNTY IN CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS… … Continue reading

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My schedule for Pi-Con

This is my final schedule for 3Pi-Con, August 22-24: Fri. 8/22 8:00 p.m. Author reading, 30 minutes Sat. 8/23 1:00 p.m. Panel: How to Get Published 2:00 p.m. Panel: Tarot and Writing 5:00 p.m. Broad Universe Rapid Fire Reading 11:00 … Continue reading

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