April 12th, 2007

spring

RIP Kurt Vonnegut

Well, I am filled with dreadful sorrow, because one of the voices that sang something truly meaningful and wonderful and funny is gone now. I met him once. I always thought there'd be time enough to do so again.

And I will quote the same thing everyone else is quoting, from God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, for the same reason:

Hello, babies. Welcome to Earth. It's hot in the summer and cold in the winter. It's round and wet and crowded. At the outside, babies, you've got about a hundred years here. There's only one rule that I know of, babies -- 'God damn it, you've got to be kind.'

  • Current Mood
    sad sad
spring

Beagle Opp

As one more part of a day that started with cat-puke and the news of Vonnegut's death, I'm going to miss Peter Beagle's workshop, although for happy, vacation-y reasons. I'm registered and have paid for the workshop, which is 10-5 on Sunday, April 29th, so if there is a local person who would be interested in buying that from me, I would be glad to work it out with you. It was $90.
  • Current Mood
    gloomy gloomy
spring

I Love My Textual Friends

(It's spring, and I am done being gloomy for now.)

Raesanos the Truly Negligent says, out of character:
     "two presentations to give tomorrow, meeh"

You say, out of character:
     "what in?"

You say, out of character:
     "SIMULTANEOUSLY?"
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Raesanos the Truly Negligent says, out of character:
     "one in literary interp and one in human computer interaction"
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Raesanos the Truly Negligent says, out of character:
     "yes, it will confuse everyone when i talk about bishop's ui usability"
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Raesanos the Truly Negligent says, out of character:
     "lizzy bish"

You say, out of character:
     "I have two 1000 word articles on microsoft's acquisition of hotmail, and sun's creation of java, two study guide units, a collaborative story, and an article to finish by monday, UGH"
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Raesanos the Truly Negligent says, out of character:
     "yuck"
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The Shade of Nessalin says, out of character:
     "i have to eat ALL of these cookies by 4pm."

  • Current Music
    The Muppets - Moving Right Along
spring

Tote that barge, haul that bale

So far today I've finished two study guide unit drafts, taken two proofed ones and added the art, wrote three or four hundred words on a round robin thingiebobbie, roughed out the blogging article a little further, collected some notes for an article on Msoft's acquisition of Hotmail, went through some game mail, and worked on the novel some. Now it's time for burritoes and Lost!
  • Current Mood
    creative creative