February 4th, 2009

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tweets for the day

(Posted here for reference. At twitter, I'm "yeff")

  • 06:28 today is the day to be sore from Sunday fleetball. Ouch. #
  • 12:02 breaking for lunch, and the 10-minute odyssey to get a bag of chips is complete! #
  • 12:35 time to meet with The Boss and discuss project status, work goals, and year goals. (No, The Boss != Bruce Springsteen, alas...) #
  • 22:27 watching the STTNG where Tasha and Data get it on. #
  • 22:29 LJ is in maintenance. No LJ for me! #
  • 22:34 "I am programmed in multiple techniques. And a broad variety of pleasuring." #
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read a story a day: Jan 19 - Feb 1, 2009

Monday Jan 19 - Sunday Feb 1, 2009
Total: ~12 stories (~10 in graphic novel)
Top Favorites: Several of the ZOT! "Earth" issues

Stories Read:
Many chapters of ZOT! collection
"Summer in Paris, Light in the Sky" by Ken Scholes, Long Walks, Last Flights, and Other Strange Journeys_ (collection)
"Last Flight of the Goddess" by Ken Scholes, Long Walks, Last Flights, and Other Strange Journeys_ (collection)

A slow week. I mainly read ZOT! at nights, and rather liked the "Earth" issues (around #30-#37 or so) that focused on the minor characters. I also finished Ken's collection, which I really liked a lot. More on that later, in an upcoming "Books Read and Enjoyed" post.
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[writing] January 2009 results; February 2009 plans

January Results
- 3 Things completed: 2 new stories; 1 story revision (almost)
- 2 stories finished
- 1 story started
- 1 story revised
- 1 story sent out for critique
- 1 story critiqued
- 3 critiques done by me
- 7 submissions made
- 3 submission results, with two "no" and one SALE!
- 23 of 31 days with writing; 10709 new words written; 3655 words revision credit
- Race Points at end of month: 15

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February Plans
- A Thing A Week: four Things total, mostly revisions.
- Send 2 stories out for critique
- Get 1 stories critiqued
- Critique 7+ stories (3 for SacSpecFic, 4+ for Critters)
- Submit 2 new stories
- Race Points: increase by the end of the month
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TV Comment:: LOST, season 5, episode 4

LOST
Season 5, Episode 4
"The Little Prince"

Things we should be learning this episode: who sent the lawyers, what's happening to Charlotte, what Sun's plans are. This is just going to be my notes on watching the episode in real-time.

I'm using my "Quantum Leap" terminology and saying that those on the island (the Islanders) are "jumping" through time. It's easier that way.

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Summary: Well, that was some serious LOST-y fun. And we got some useful and pleasing information. Of course, it took jerking the characters around through time for this to happen. But one thing the "jumping through time" aspect lets the show do is wrap up a lot of loose ends. Or at least do some more reveals of information and scenes that were previously only hinted at or mentioned in passing. The 16-episode-a-season pace is keeping things moving along at a quick clip, and I'm liking this pace a lot.
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tweets for the day

(Posted here for reference. At twitter, I'm "yeff")

  • 06:36 good mornin, good mornin to you. and you. and you. and you. ::tap dances:: #
  • 11:38 getting lunch at Chaat Cafe #
  • 12:18 @petersagal Philippe Petit is fantastic. Maybe you should quiz him on his knowledge of caves. #
  • 12:23 @deepeight Hey! There's an article in there from *my* company! #
  • 12:23 eating samosa chaat for lunch. Yummmmm. #
  • 13:56 testing facebook status update from twitter. testing, 1, 2, 3. #
  • 17:00 work done for the day and I am outta here! #
  • 21:27 #charsketch His real name was Walter Swinnington, but everyone called him Whiskey Sierra. His dad was a radio man in the war. #
  • 22:21 @StoneTable I'm glad the spreadsheet was a help! #
  • 23:10 posting to LiveJournal about LOST. Now, I should do some writing... #
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