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8 August 2020

Song mood: Fix You by Coldplay.  I should really make a list of bands that I would like to see.  Then look them up to see if they are still doing concerts.  It’s been one of those lazy Saturdays where adulting is tough.

Last night I watched Blow the Man Down.  The advertising for it said it had a 99% fresh tomato rating.  I’m beginning to think that rating is crap.  The movie wasn’t real terrible, but it wasn’t that great either.  Twenty minutes in this movie, I thought this was terrible and then it picked up a bit.  It had a Twin Peaks kind of feel to it.

All summer, Harrow the Ninth wasn’t showing up for Audible.  The formats were just hardcover and ebook.  Today, it did show up and I got the audio version, which is over 19 hours long.  Now, I’m going back to the book I bought for my birthday book: The Garden of Bewitchment by Catherine Cavendish.  A gothic horror at 229 pages.  I can finish that one in a week.

The issue I had with the car has been resolved.  I changed oil, I knew it had been a while, and then took it out on the highway to calibrate the sensor.  Fingers crossed the car last for a while so I can save up more.

I need to make time to write out some projects.  Sometimes when I stop writing, it takes a little bit to get me started up again.  Which is why I’m writing more of these posts.  I need to actually sit down and work out what I need to do to finish projects.

Mexican Gothic has become the surprise best novel of the year.  It is so excellently crafted.  The woman who wrote it, is very talented.  I want to get a paper copy so I can write notes about how to craft a horror novel like it.

Tonight and tomorrow, I will write a list of things to do.  That way next week will be somewhat coordinated.  I think I will go to Lincoln for my birthday.  Do some hiking and reading.  Order pizza from the Mellow Mushroom.

I learned today that Caniglia’s A Mano, the pizza place next to the lake I walk around has cauliflower pizza crusts as an option.  Which is good, because I need more healthy restaurants to go.  I’m definitely trying them out next week.

I think next week is going to be a good writing week.  I’m going to get something solid done.


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