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Archive for April, 2012

Seriously, who rests on the weekends?

Another beautiful day here in the Pacific Northwest.  Slept in, which always sounds nice, but I’m a morning person so I’m a little cranky about it.  Of course, I stayed up until midnight, which is also something I rarely do.  Spent some time on social media this morning, keeping up with what’s going on in the world.  Listened to half of Wait Wait, Don’t Tell Me on KUOW.Org streaming while I ate my breakfast of Canadian bacon, wheat berry toast, scrambled eggs and fresh strawberries.

Spent an hour puttering around with the family, tidying up the house, folding laundry, putting away books, etc.  We have a house inspection on Monday for a refi.  Hard to turn away from the lower interest rates and we are not underwater, luckily, so we are trying to improve our financial position in the long run.

Today I still want to get a full Lake in on the new novel and watch Captain America, as I missed this one in the theater.

Tomorrow I need to gather up all the computer flotsam, strip out the hard drives since I have no idea how to insure they are wiped clean enough for security reasons.  Then I need to get the printers, old computers, keyboards, motherboards, etc. someplace that isn’t my house.

After that, I’ll clean the office, pay the bills and if I’m really efficient, go off with my buddy Allan and put together some marketing packets to send to radio stations so I can drum up some buzz about Forged in Fire and the whole Sarah Beauhall series.

Honeyed Words drops in mass market in a few short weeks.  That’s awesome.  Forged in Fire pubs in June.  Time is running short.

Busy weekend, but hopefully a decent amount of downtime and a bit of that old “good work” effect from all the chores.

Also, somewhere in there I’m hoping to read a few more chapters of Game of Thrones.  I’m late to the game, but I’m really liking Mr. Martin’s style.

I guess I’d better get cracking.



The wild ox; strength and power.


Creativity; words, music, and art.


The troll cross; wealth and prosperity.


The sun; energy, honor, guidance.


Personally earned or lucky wealth and prosperity.


The harvest; patience and promise.


The chariot; journey and travel.

Note: This is not the real book cover.