On December 20, I finished the first draft of the novel I’ve been working on since June. The euphoria of it lasted for about as long as it took to print a copy, stack the pages evenly, and bind it with yarn because it was too large to fit in any manuscript box that I … More what comes after the draft?
The fact that this was a three-day weekend two weeks before the end of the semester certainly didn’t hurt its quality. There was a great deal of grading, of course, but there was also a lot of cooking, two excellent meals out with friends, and baseball. Roy Halladay pitched another masterpiece today for the Phillies. … More A very lovely weekend
I’m heading into one of those wacky-busy weeks (it involves papers coming in in five out of five classes and two trans-continental flights in February), so this post is going to be an assortment of oddments. 1) I’m doing some knitting for charity, which is awesome (how much do I love organizations who appreciate support … More Oddments