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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Wed October 24th, 2012, 2:10 am

Got my Ipod! And my reading programs transferred perfectly!

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: Christmas Lights by Karen Swan & The Christmas Card Crime and other stories
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Sat October 27th, 2012, 2:36 pm

The UK gets an extra hour in bed tonight because the clocks go back. Hope I can get to sleep OK, took ages last night!
Currently reading "Christmas Lights" by Karen Swan & "The Christmas Card Crime and Other Stories"

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Postby J.D. Oswald » Sat October 27th, 2012, 3:01 pm

Thanks for the reminder. I'd completely forgotten about that!

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DianeL
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Postby DianeL » Tue October 30th, 2012, 2:05 pm

Sandy has come and gone, and Gossamer, Penelope, and I are safe, warm, and electrified. I'm working from home today and hearing little about local catastrophe. Happily sustaining myself on goodies from the Mediterranean Bakery.
"To be the queen, she agreed to be the widow!"

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Ludmilla
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Location: Georgia USA

Postby Ludmilla » Tue October 30th, 2012, 7:28 pm

Last night the moon was very bright behind blue-gray clouds that kept rolling across the sky, and my girls glimpsed a very faint rainbow as one large cloud rolled across the moon (do we call these moonbows?). I wish I had been able to take a picture of it. I wonder what sort of folklore has been inspired by these lunar rainbows?
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Madeleine
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Currently reading: Christmas Lights by Karen Swan & The Christmas Card Crime and other stories
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Tue October 30th, 2012, 8:04 pm

"Ludmilla" wrote:Last night the moon was very bright behind blue-gray clouds that kept rolling across the sky, and my girls glimpsed a very faint rainbow as one large cloud rolled across the moon (do we call these moonbows?). I wish I had been able to take a picture of it. I wonder what sort of folklore has been inspired by these lunar rainbows?


I think something similar happened here recently, I remember seeing it in the paper. I'm sure there's a scientific explanation for it, but the folklore ones always sound nicer :)
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DianeL
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Postby DianeL » Wed October 31st, 2012, 11:02 pm

Ludmilla, that sounds genuinely marvelous. Phenomena like that for some reason just awe and fill me with such joy.
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LoveHistory
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Postby LoveHistory » Fri November 2nd, 2012, 2:47 am

Survived the first day of NaNo and made the wordcount in spite of life.

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DianeL
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Postby DianeL » Fri November 2nd, 2012, 6:12 pm

LH: Woo-hoo! *High fives* :D
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---Medieval Kingship, Henry A. Myers



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LoveHistory
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Postby LoveHistory » Sun November 4th, 2012, 3:24 am

Thanks Diane. I've made three days in a row and I'm actually a tiny bit ahead. Not looking to set any records, but I do want to get the draft finished. It's the same one I was working on last year. The first 50,000 words weren't enough. Still lots of plot left. :)


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