Sunday, November 27, 2005
cold cold cold cold cold
but i don't want to take philosophy!
walmart checker breaks plastic hangers
the jello mold is perfect!
let's play "ship the dirty laundry home"
don't trust the hertz "never lost" gps system
cats = monkeys?
don't get barbara's barn in the picture
is that cop after ME?
books on tape make road trips easier
i miss my cats (moxie is stinky)
electric blankets RULE
harry potter and the goblet of fire
is it a tree, or an intruder?
who puts up their christmas lights the day after thanksgiving?
if i see one of those ridiculous inflatable snowman again...
3 more weeks till school is over
100% on my sociology paper: wOOt!
ann's home from the hospital: double wOOt!
i bought my first christmas present at the airport: ____!
Tuesday, November 22, 2005
much to the chagrin of my councelor, i DID enroll in music writing. if my passion for music can't hold me in that class, then i shouldn't be a writer. her advice was to wait until i took "crit 100a", but i'm taking my chances.
let's go bowling.
Thursday, November 17, 2005
today was a harsh wake-up call to what the next three years of my life are going to be like. i worked this morning, fled to campus for a counseling appointment, then dashed to my class at the the local j/c. the classes for my major sound decidedly boring my first quarter, but i'm sure it'll be more interesting once i'm actually attending the classes.
truthfully, i'm terrified.
Wednesday, November 16, 2005
an aside, by the author
i just learned that two coworkers were in a car accident last night & they need me to come in and cover for lunches. they're ok, thankfully, but what an awful thing to go through. what to say? i guess i'd better get a move on.
update: actually, one coworker, dear ann, is in icu at the moment. it sucks.
Sunday, November 13, 2005
in other news, it's late...
Monday, November 07, 2005
saw shopgirl last night: abfab. i probably enjoyed it as much because i've been hooked on claire danes since high school (my so called life). steve martin's novella actually transferred into a much better screenplay, but i've got to believe that improvements were made. it's been about two years since i read it. and the score by barrington pheloung was exquisitely brilliant; it complemented the film perfectly, as though the two were betrothed.
Friday, November 04, 2005
i'd like to register a complaint
dear mr. baty,
thusfar i am off track with my november noveling ambitions. i haven't even crested the proposed 6,000-word goal to date and i'm having trouble sleeping because my cat wants to share my pillow. my eyes are dry, and i've yet to experience the "week one rush" described in your book. perhaps it'll pick up next week, when maria brings over the dry cleaning or paul buys alex a hyundai. because, if nothing else, that car has the best mileage warrenty out there. even if it did only cost him $10,000.
some of the characters are bored with me already. i still can't figure out why the fbi were there when alex almost crashed into that guy on the freeway. and why did i decide that the emt didn't need to slip alex his phone number--he was HOT! as far as alex's job, well, it's pretty boring. her coworkers are liars and gossips, and she works in orange county, which has to be as complacent as it gets. she listens to sigur ros, though, so there's got to be something redeeming there. plus she owns an apartment complex in san clemente. i sure wish i knew how old this wise, single lass is!
if you have any words of wisdom, mr. chris baty, or a writing muse you could send to the self-proclaimed "furiousmuse", i would request one post-haste!
sara, NaNoWriMo 2005 participant
p.s. my cat is chewing on my elbow! help!
Tuesday, November 01, 2005
my favorite part of the concert was at the end when bono brought four girls up from the audience who had a sign letting him know they were a band. instruments were passed out and the staples center was rocked by some awesome talent. that's an experience those girls will remember for the rest of their lives. i'm so glad i got to witness it. bono dubbed the band "exit".