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Random Update with some minor whining

Just a quick note to say I haven't fallen off the face of the planet.  This has been my first chance to lift my head up in...oh...two weeks??  To everybody who's left me comments or sent me messages:  I'M SORRY.  This week just finished was a little better than the week before - leaving work around 6:00 - 6:30 isn't too bad.  The week before I left at 8:30, 10:45 and after 11:00...then I spent the weekend cleaning (!) .  This past week has been extremely stressful and no end in sight.  :( 

But, today is Saturday; I have Issue Three of the Jericho Comic (with a resulting post for my Jericho buds); I'm making headway on my music inventory (which is a goal in my Mission 101-2009), playing new computer games and generally vegging like mad.  I've at least managed to write every day but my NaNoEdMo is woefully behind; the next batch of Oasis letters are sitting on my laptop wondering when I'm going to finish them off; the [info]story_lottery  challenge has started and thanks to issue #3 I have plot bunnies galore for that one...and April 1st is ScriptFrenzy!!!   I can't WAIT to get my teeth into that one!!  :D

I just have to make it through the next few weeks at work without actually running screaming from the building... 

O.O

Things can only get better....


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onceiwasaturtle
Mar. 14th, 2010 02:42 am (UTC)
Sounds like you've been busy!
shirleyann66
Mar. 14th, 2010 03:56 am (UTC)
Lordy, yes. And all for the two questions scheduled to be asked in the Leg on Monday. I'm dreaming about Excel spreadsheets......

And you sound like you've been having a pretty rough day... :( Hopefully, it's gotten better... {{hugs back}}
onceiwasaturtle
Mar. 14th, 2010 04:53 am (UTC)
Thanks! ^^ The boy finally managed to keep down a slice of bread, so hopefully he's on the road to wellness!
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