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Scheherazade in Blue Jeans
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Friday! 
10th-Jul-2009 09:23 am
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Happy early birthday to misshallelujah, mycroftca, raptorgirl, and xthread, who all advance a year over the weekend!

Hello to new readers kellfire and sevenmpls!

Medical
Well, I *was* feeling good. Then I got the bitchslap of nausea and exhaustion. Which I've still got. I shall muddle through this con as best I can.

Blogathon
Up to $424.34, thanks to new sponsors celticfeminist and Ian R!

SPONSOR ME!

Oh, re: auctions: I can pretty much ask Black Phoenix Trading Post for anything again this year (thanks, Puddin'!) Ideas?

Reminder: Readercon Schedule
Today: Year in Novels (2pm), Interfictions 2 group reading (3pm), Interstitial Arts Foundation town meeting (8pm), Meet the Pros(e) party
Sunday: Broad Universe Rapid-Fire Reading (noon)

My cell phone number is on my Facebook. Call me if you're at the con and want to grab lunch, dinner, or coffee!

Daily BPAL
Velvet Panther: Dark musk, star anise, agarwood, styrax, vetiver, gaiacwood, King mandarin, violet leaf, and black vanilla.
In bottle: Erf. There are some lovely strong notes here that are not working well in concert for me. I get just a hint of anise before the mandarin and violet take over.
On me: Gack. Definitely heavy on the citrus. Citrus/musk. My wrist is not happy.

Velvet Dogs Playing Poker: Smooth wood, sweet pipe smoke, tonka, and Irish coffee.
In bottle: Ooooh, that's more like it. A paneled library, a glass of whisky. Rich dark brown.
On me: Yep, translates directly. Nice and warm.

Friday Memage
Wearing: Right now? This t-shirt, which I slept in. Later today? Still figuring that out.
Reading: How Doctors Think by Jerome Groopman, and Eyes Like Leaves by Charles de Lint.
Writing: *pained look* Looks like Jessa's story. Which is already longer than "My Empire for Ashes".
Planning: It's pretty much all about Readercon right now.

You?
Comments 
10th-Jul-2009 01:48 pm (UTC)
I'm delighted that you're doing BPAL reviews again. You've given me two new ones to try. :)
10th-Jul-2009 01:52 pm (UTC)
Wearing: Nothing. It is too early for clothes.

Reading: I just finished "Blood Groove" by Alan Bledsoe. Ugh. Just ugh.

Writing: probably a review of above book on my lj here shortly

Planning: clean the pool, study, eat, and read Steampunk Tales sometime today.
10th-Jul-2009 01:53 pm (UTC)
That should be Alex Bledsoe not Alan.
10th-Jul-2009 02:53 pm (UTC)
If you feel the need to sell Velvet Panther, I'll be happy to take it off your hands. Citrus, anise...yum.
10th-Jul-2009 03:49 pm (UTC)
After today Chatham Day Camp will be half over, and it's going pretty well. I'm losing a lot of kids who only signed up for three weeks, though. I hope I get more instrumentalists come Monday.
10th-Jul-2009 04:34 pm (UTC)
Wearing: Night shirt, large to accommodate pregnant belly.

Reading: Dingo by Charles de Lint.

Writing: Of Oysters, Pearls and Magic. Perspectives of the other characters. :P

Planning: Nothing. Just resting and hoping that the cold/allergy would go away by the weekend.
10th-Jul-2009 06:06 pm (UTC) - Sorry to have missed you last night.
Wearing: At the moment, a purple nylon nightie, but am about to get into jeans and Joanna's old "Night Skies" sweatshirt.

Reading: My current bathtub book is Michael Palmer's SILENT TREATMENT and my bedside nighttable book is still the first EREC REX.

Writing: Lots of backed-up e-mail, plus new press release material for FAMOUS MONSTER, the Forrest J Ackerman documentary.

Planning: Recovering from OMG FASTEST CON CRUD EVAH that I seem to have picked up from my one-night-only! appearance at Readercon last night, while waiting for results from my mom's cardio-fibrillation procedure today.
10th-Jul-2009 06:59 pm (UTC)
Have so, so much fun at Readercon. Love everyone for me.
13th-Jul-2009 05:25 pm (UTC)
I missed this on Friday; thanks for the birthday greetings!

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