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Three Awesome Things

Never thought about Ursula from The Little Mermaid like this, but I’ll never see her the same again. (Warning: Some explicit language)

Two people playing one cello.  Mind = blown.  I love these guys.

This is a fantastic TED talk by Justine Musk about The art of the…

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Midweek #ROW80 Check-In

OMG, how is it Wednesday already?

I have…yeah, nothing to report.  Monday was a fail on writing.  We were having major thunderstorms ALL night before and all day and my dogs were freaking out, so there was just no writing (I got 16 words).  And then that night was the Great Pizza Experiment with the faux mozzarella from The Uncheese Cookbook, which was horrific and one of the most demoralizing…

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Because I need THAT kind of pick me up.

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Instant Smile Maker

Since my last post was such a whine-fest, I felt the need to post this INSTANT SMILE MAKER.

Instant Smile Maker

Since my last post was such a whine-fest, I felt the need to post this INSTANT SMILE MAKER.

Is There Life After Cheese? The Answer Is No

Is There Life After Cheese? The Answer Is No

Okay warning, pity party ahead.  Nothing about this post is going to be positive and there’s a pretty solid guarantee I’m going to whine, so feel free to leave while I vent my spleen at the Universe.

On any given day, if you ever asked what food I could never, ever live without, the answer would be cheese.  Always.  I can do without chocolate.  I can do without bread even.  Not cheese.

So having…

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Sunday Summary and #ROW80 Update

Sunday Summary and #ROW80 Update

It’s been a super crazy week.

  1. I spent most of the week tied up with data collection for the Evil Day Job. That meant working late most nights, and that cut into my writing time for the week.
  2. I still managed nearly 6.5k, despite the interruptions.  Had some break throughs in some of the relationship dynamics, which was great.  I’m making some really nice progress on TGMTY.
  3. I’ve somehow managed to…

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Three Awesome Things

This post about the importance of marginal gains is a must read by anybody who ever tried to succeed at anything.

As if he wasn’t cool enough, Sir Anthony Hopkins wrote a waltz.  This is a video of him hearing it for the first time (he wrote it 50 years ago!).

And for all of you Windows 8 users who are bitter over the loss of…

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Midweek #ROW80 Check-In

Just a quick check-in today.  Hit the ground running this Round already.  Been SUPER duper busy at work (we’re doing data collection for a new grant, so I’m working late all week), but so far I’ve still churned out a little over 2k this week on TGMTY, writing M and T.  I also did a fair chunk of initial plotting for another Wishful novel, and figured out some of the second half details that were…

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Reblogged from chibird
Truth as shared by an adorable penguin.  They’re so flipping CUTE!

Truth as shared by an adorable penguin.  They’re so flipping CUTE!

Stuff and Things

You know how you get to that place sometimes where you just feel like you’re treading water?  Where there’s SO MUCH GOING ON and you’re getting stuff done but not any faster than more stuff gets piled on?  Yep.  Been there.

Yesterday I finally managed to carve out time to do some epic catch up on grading.  One class hadn’t been touched in a month.  The other…apparently I hadn’t done any grading…

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