Fri. Aug. 21, 2015: This & That & Enough Already

Friday, August 21, 2015
Waxing Moon
Neptune Retrograde
Pluto Retrograde
Uranus Retrograde
Venus Retrograde
Sunny and hot

Rough couple of days. Dealing with the recent deaths makes me even less patient than usual with meaningless bullshit. The fact that I haven’t punched several people’s lights out is a testament to my self-restraint.

On the positive side, the library is repainted and looks nice, and now the work of getting everything back on the shelves is ongoing. I managed to process a LOT of books on Wednesday during the painting (once we got the books OFF the shelves), and almost all of them went out on holds. In other words, I made the right choices in ordering! 😉

Collapsed Wednesday night. Watched KINGSMAN, which was clever and fun, although I would have trimmed about 20 minutes total, making a few internal cuts here and there. Colin Firth, as usual, was sublime.

Thursday was another painting day and also trying to get things back on the shelves as they dried. Managed to get PR out for the photography contest, which had to go out yesterday or wouldn’t make deadline. By mid-afternoon, I had a screaming migraine, which only got worse as the evening progressed. Managed to watched some of the final season of SPORTS NIGHT, but that was about it.

The migraine woke me up at 2 AM, and I was not amused with people texting and calling me by 8 AM asking if everything was back on the shelves. Sorry, bubbelah, I am NOT pulling all-nighters by myself watching paint dry and then reshelving. No.

The Meet-and-Greet for NYU Cape/South Shore Alumni is all set for the 28th of September at Mezza Luna in Buzzards Bay. I’m checking out the location for the wine event next week, and I also have the HobNob Event. If I can just get rid of this migraine, it’s all good.

I work tomorrow, and then the ghost hunters are coming back in the evening to do the overnight. Sunday and Monday are writing days.

I’m also investigating new phones and new phone plans. T-Mobile sucks and my phone is already “out of memory” – which is ridiculous, because I have hardly anything on it. Good thing I’m NOT on a contract – I can find something better.

I can’t believe it’s nearly September! Looking forward to the autumn. We’ll be staying in the house for another year, so that’s all settled. I’m cleaning out a lot of stuff and getting rid of a lot of stuff.

Looks like we’re losing almost all our tomatoes to Blossom Rot, which is discouraging. Live and learn. The hollyhocks, cucumbers, lettuce, morning glories, moonflowers, four o’clocks, rose of Sharon, and hydrangeas are all doing very well, though.

Have a great weekend!

Devon

Tues. May 20, 2014: Writing, writing, and more writing

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Waning Moon
Mars Retrograde
Saturn Retrograde
Cloudy and cool

Lost most of the morning dealing with stupid corporate fucks. But it had to be done. The reason they drag their feet and pretend they don’t understand is so you’ll give up your rights. Don’t. Pound them into the ground with the laws and regulations, and hold those responsible for enforcing them accountable.

Once that was out of the way, I could focus on the Big Script Project. Revised the fourth episode, wrote and polished the fifth (due today), started the sixth. Unfortunately, the revisions on the fourth affect the revisions on the first three (again), so I have to go back to them.

In the evening, headed over to Buzzards Bay to meet a friend, and we drove to North Attleboro to attend the wake of another friend’s mother. Sad, and tough for her, but we wanted to make sure she knew she had our support.

Stopped at Mezza Luna on the way back for a quick snack. Headed home and fell into bed.

Up early this morning, and back on the Big Script Project, and then on to run some errands and get to work on PR for TRACKING MEDUSA.

Devon

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