Wow, 600. Seems a bit of a milestone and a better title then ‘is this thing on?’ July has been crazy. Here’s a list of a few of things that went on: * Laptop fan* Rescue as much as possible off laptop hard drive* Submit manuscript* Clean up and box a whole half a room before energy audit guy shows up because…* new furnace and a/c is installed the very next day and day after…* impromptu visit by relative I haven’t seen in 20 yrs* request for partial off query I forgot I sent last Sept.* Dad’s 60th birthday So yeah, that’s a bit ofRead More →

It actually looks AND feels like summer outside today. I’m stunned. It’s been so cool the last while that you’d actually think it was fall instead of the start of July. My poor flowers from seed are so stunted I’m thinking it may take a miracle for them to bloom before September. But it was so nice out I spent a couple hours outside this afternoon, sitting in the sun and picking strawberries from the plants. Yum!! Found a bug that I’ll have to google though and see what it is. The backyard bunny was sunning himself under the evergreen for quite awhile. It wasRead More →

Well in the bad news portion of today’s post, the fan on my laptop is going. It sounds like a jet engine and literally vibrates when its on my desk. So I spent the last 5 days clearing the 2 hard drives in it off via firewire because the DVD drive doesn’t like to burn anymore either. All I can say is thank g-d it’s under extended warranty. Bad part is, I have no idea how long I’ll be without it. In the good news portion, I’m doing the last read through/edit on CS and some of it isn’t as bad as originally thought. SoRead More →