The flooding from Tropical Storm Andrea knocked out half the power in the library yesterday evening. We had to evacuate the public from the building and the flooding broke the plastic piece from under my car. Don’t believe me? Look:
I was able to make it home but I hadda call AAA to have my car towed to a repair place. Now, I have to pay for a rental, pay to have a part replaced that’s probably not covered under my warranty, thereby blasting through any overtime pay I earned since we opened.
It’s worth it, though. I love that car and I’ll get her anything she needs.
If anyone has any pity, feel free to buy a book.
It’s funny because it’s true! Also, it’s not funny because it’s true. I tend to have so many different projects going at once, I seem to never make any progress at anything because my attention is divided too many ways
So, here’s what I’m gonna do.
Winter Boot will be the first thing I finish. I’m sure there was just a chorus of groans from people who wish to hang me up by my thumbs if I don’t get the next First Brood book out yesterday but I would like to continue my Fiction Fridays and I can’t do that till Winter Boot is done. After that, I have two short stories; “Fylgia” and “Old Soldier” that will need to be finished and posted for sale. Then I will move on to the editing for Greenhouse and the writing of my Go Away Girls steampunk lesbian novel. I can’t keep jumping from project to project (a lot of the time within the same DAY) and expect to get ANY work out for you guys to enjoy
Wish me luck because I am crap at focusing. It’s also why I have three knitting and crochet projects in the works as well…
But that’s for another entry. XD
In life news, I will be getting my car back in about 4 weeks and I’m back to working out with only the slightest twinge of soreness in my back. Between the treadmill and the elevator still broken at work, my le muscles re very confused. But I feel so much better now that I’m able to move around. I DESPISE being immobile. >_<
So, there you have it, folks! Lenni is healed up and has a plan to get as much writing into your greedy hands as possible! 😀 Are you excited? I sure am. 😉
I do have to apologize for my lack of posts. I had my road test yesterday and that was at the forefront of my mind. I tried to get in a confident mindset but I was scared shitless. My hands were shaking by the time the test was over but I passed. 🙂 Not with flying colors (I hit the curb parallel parking) but I can drive all legal like now. ^_^
So what’s the first thing I do? Why, purchase a pirate decal for the back of my car of course! It’s my little black car that means my freedom so I named my car Pearl. Ahh, yes… The Black Pearl is indeed freedom. 🙂
I’ll be updating on comic con and writing and drawing, and basically everything over the week. Now that I don’t have to wait around for trains or someone to pick me up, a bunch of time frees up for me! 😀 YAY!!
This weekend was just me and the kiddo. It was kinda surreal to be honest. o_o The Hubbz went to visit his mother out of state to see how she’s doing. The news on that front is she’s dong as well as she can with stage 3 lung cancer. We’ll be going to see her all together next weekend.
But, yes; an entire weekend alone with my kid was strange. But I learned some things:
1. Dominos online ordering? You are faster than I thought and thank you for saving my ass on the Friday night I worked late and forgot to defrost anything.
2. Kiddo loves cucumber rolls. Very awesome. XD
3. Not having a car was a pain but saved my ass because since regular errands took so long, me and kiddo had quality time during the walks.
Addendum to #3? Lugging 3 cases of bottled water in a shopping cart is a pain in the ass… =_=
4. One kid is enough to entertain. My decision to stop at one (if I can help it) was very, very wise.
But it was cool hanging out with just me and the munchkin. I got no writing done but still; a lot of fun. 😉