- It’s crock pot season! And slow-oven casserole season. And cookie-baking season. Happy, happy kitchen nesting time. There are more apples to process, too. I will need all the crunchy, dried bits of summer heaven and dollops of saucy heaven I can get to brighten up meals in the dark, cold months ahead.
- I HAVE EDITS BACK for Sharp Edge of Yesterday! This means I now have a doubled writing workload and two deadlines to chase, but somehow this makes me happier than happy. I know authors are supposed to agonize about edits, but I…don’t. In this case I agree without reservation about the things that need polishing. The how of some fixes will be tricky & take a lot of work. And I may leave flaws in. BUT. The end result will be a stronger story. So much stronger. I have much pondering to do first.
- The latest in searches:
- dead bolt types
- adenovirus rhinovirus flu virus symptoms severity
- corn a fruit, grain or vegetable (spoiler alert: yes to all)
- I don’t like super-spicy foods, and I believe garbanzo beans are one of nature’s nastiest edibles. It’s a So…of course chili flavored dry-roasted chickpeas are my favorite new discovery in snack foods. I would probably love the sea salt flavored ones too, but I haven’t found those in local stores yet.
- Media update!
- The Commuter: Liam Neeson was in it, so I had to watch. I don’t regret watching, but, um. The plot was bent into a pretzel to work in the digital mobile world. Also it telegraphed everything. No, I didn’t “figure out the twists.” It’s just that the tropes were all binary choices that would be equally satisfying and familiar. Things could hinge on “old-friend betrayal” or “corrupt boss.” Other secondary characters might sacrifice themselves or be allies. Plus the central moral dilemma was never compelling. Brain candy
- American Gods. Yum. I had my doubts, given the dreamy source material, and it’s very much an adaptation, but I am adoring it. It feels true to the Gaiman book, which is more than I expected. I love that book for (among other reasons) recognizing The House On The Rock as a portal to other realities.
- Random cat pic:
And that’s all the all there is for this time.
2 responses to “Inside my head”
Good luck with your edits.
Love the cat picture. Made me giggle.
Thank you! Scootercat enjoys being photographed. I take shameless advantage.