Another Distraction

A somewhat eclectic blog by a woman who's easily distracted...

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Move over, Johnny Depp...

Make room for Kitty ScissorTeeth...

That USED TO be an adapter that would let me plug two sets of headphones into my iPod. Handy for traveling with two people and one Pod. At least, it WAS...

[Note to self: remember to put cords--and yarn--somewhere the cat can't get them...]

Wednesday, November 05, 2008

Pride and Prejudice

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Do I have to tell you which is which?

I am thrilled with our country's pick for the next president. And very disappointed that it looks like my state (California) is legislating discrimination.

Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Have you?*

*You know, if you're an eligible American voter...

Sunday, November 02, 2008

Getting Started

Naturally, I'm already behind schedule with NaNoWriMo. Big surprise*. I'm not pleased with what I've written thus far (another big surprise*), I can't put my hands on the list of writing ideas I've already started, and I have absolutely no idea what I want to write about, so today I'm starting over with some exercises.

Of course, I can't easily put my hands on the books and decks of writing exercises I already have, so I've turned to the Internet.

In case any of you are interested in doing a few creative writing exercises of your own, I'm listing some of the sites I've found here, although I haven't yet tried any of them, so use them at your own risk:

And then, just for fun, there's this one ('cause we really don't want to take all of this too seriously)--warning: it contains foul language and some crass content. Funny, but crass.

Anybody else know of any good resources?


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Saturday, November 01, 2008

I believe it is now official...

I've lost my mind.