Monthly Archives: August 2007

Stardust

Oh–but I did want to say that I saw Stardust on Friday, opening night. If you haven’t seen it yet, you really ought to. Fantastic movie that deserves your support. Think “Princess Bride,” but for a slightly older audience. Super!

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Unpacking

Not much time today. I’m unpacking, starting my new job, closing on the house, shopping–you name it, I’m doing it. I feel a little overwhelmed, but really on the whole everything’s going swimmingly. Just wish I had more time to … Continue reading

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Bugs

I had high hopes for Iowa. For a while, I was thinking the state was actually pretty cool. I mean, it’s got a song about it in The Music Man, so that’s something, right? Well, Iowa has bugs. Swarms of … Continue reading

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Sidney

I have officially made it to Nebraska–Sidney, to be precise. Woke up this morning, tired and achy but alive. Now I’m ready to sleep–still tired, achy and alive, but 555 miles further from where I was yesterday, which is nice. … Continue reading

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You Underestimate the Power of . . .

Packing. I thought I’d be done by 9. I finished at about 12:30 in the morning. I can think of few things I have enjoyed less. Honestly–packing is probably one of the forms of torture most feared in warfare. I’m … Continue reading

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The Last Night

This is it. After tonight, I no longer live in Utah. Tomorrow evening I’ll just be staying in Salt Lake on my way to Maine. Hard to believe, really. I’ve been here for about ten years, which is at least … Continue reading

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Revision Update

I just finished trimming Chapter 25 of Lesana. I’ve cut over 12,000 words of text so far, and I feel like the changes are really tightening things up. Very good stuff–but it’s taking me much longer than I thought it … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Okay–I know this is rather late in coming, but I finally saw the latest Harry Potter last night, and I wanted to talk about some of the things I noticed in it. First off, some elements were handled much more … Continue reading

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Shoe Laces

This really has nothing whatsoever to do with pretty much anything I usually post here, but it was such an interesting site I had to post a link to it. Basically, it’s a site all about lacing shoes. I never … Continue reading

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