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zsigandr
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Post by zsigandr » Fri June 5th, 2009, 9:52 am

Heading out for my girl's weekend after work today and I cannot wait! This is a weekend to read, walk on the beach, soak in the hot tub and just unwind.

Hope everyone enjoys their weekends! :)
Andrea

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Carine
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Post by Carine » Fri June 5th, 2009, 9:56 am

That sounds so great Andrea ! Enjoy !

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Post by Divia » Fri June 5th, 2009, 11:10 am

That sounds nice Andrea! :)

Thanks for the support everyone :)
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Post by Chatterbox » Tue June 9th, 2009, 12:58 am

As it seems to have been a few days since anyone found something "best" about today, I'll kick in a handful of "goods" about my day.

Got a phone call from a source-turned-friend, who's been reading my MS (for the non-fiction opus still being written...) As I've been in a big fog of misery for a few days, her call was a real pick-me-up and a good reminder that there are people out there who care what happens. (Detect a sign of writer's isolation syndrome?? You're right... :o )

Another friend ordered me some chick lit from my Ammy wish list; it arrived out of the blue today; another unexpected thing to make me smile.

My old (read 1500s) roses are blooming in the garden; beautiful and fragrant. Obviously, failing to prune them has just allowed them to run amok and generate blooms all over the place.

I was able to file an invoice for a freelance piece today; the prospect of income (and not just out-go) is always a good thing.

Over to the rest of you, now....

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Post by Anna Elliott » Tue June 9th, 2009, 1:44 am

That's great, Chatterbox!

My best thing today was finishing going over the copy edits on my next book! :)

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new book: Dark Moon of Avalon, coming Sept 14 from Simon &Schuster (Touchstone)

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Post by LoveHistory » Wed June 10th, 2009, 12:24 am

Made really good progress in cleaning off my desk.

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Lauryn
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Post by Lauryn » Wed June 10th, 2009, 4:16 am

My best thing today, was realizing that the screw-up on my demo report that I have been reviewing documentation for like crazy - and hyperventilating like mad for - is handled exactly like my tutor told me handle it, and therefore is NOT a screw-up.

Breathe, Lauryn, Breathe ......

however, all the technical glitches are going into that "other" thread ....
Even the mighty oak was once just a nut that held its ground.

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Post by Ludmilla » Wed June 10th, 2009, 1:24 pm

Gardenias in bloom...

Traffic was light this morning, too (might pay for that on the way home though).

My office moved to a different space a week ago, and I am happy with the new space and relieved I now have that monkey (of packing and unpacking offices) off my back!

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Post by Libby » Wed June 10th, 2009, 8:14 pm

I've had a fantastic day out visiting Sizergh Castle.
By Loyalty Bound - the story of the mistress of Richard III.

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Ken
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Post by Ken » Wed June 10th, 2009, 8:36 pm

My daughter Nathalie has been accepted by Queen Mary University, London to do a Masters in Intellectual Property (Copyright and Patent law), something you established authors probably know a thing or two about!!!!

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