Saturday, November 15, 2008

Minutiae

I think G. has decided he likes me. It's official. When a cat comes into your room early in the morning and sleeps on your stomach, he likes you. Never can I walk by him without him begging for attention. I try to do this on the sly, but of course, every time I turn around, there's Orson . . . glaring malevolently at me.

I've changed the topic of my film history paper three times now. And this time the instructor doesn't even know it yet. Researching like crazy. I'm off to take a bath while I read my latest article on the Hollywood blacklist during the Red Scare. May include Elia Kazan, may not. I mean, how much effect did he have by naming names, anyway? HUAC already had its claws deep in Hollywood by that point, anyway. But still, I suppose they needed the formality. And the fact that he was willing . . . I don't know. I'm on the fence.

As you may have guessed, I've all but completely given up on NaNoWriMo. I may try to churn out something over Thanksgiving, but . . . I'll probably need a break. Next year for this doesn't look good, either. Sigh. I miss the days when I could read what I wanted, when I wanted. On the other hand, life isn't so bad right now . . .

5 comments:

fairyhedgehog said...

Glad G's decided he likes you.

I have no idea about your paper but it sounds like you're well into it.

It's a pain when life gets in the way of Nanowrimo. I know that feeling.

Robin S. said...

Hey, Sportie,

You're doing something you love doing, that will take you to a good place if you dig on in and let it.

Write a book about it two years from now!

But for now, I say, don't worry - be happy, sweetie.

ChrisEldin said...

Hi there!
Came over to wave. See you have WW's widget on the side. i almost put it up as well. Do you like it?
:-)

ChrisEldin said...

NaNo
SchmaNo

freddie said...

I'm still determined to finish, FHH. I'm considering 5 10K word days. What do you think my chances are???

Yep, life is good, Robin. I might even have a paying composing gig, but nothing's definite yet.

Howdy, Chris! Thanks for stopping by!! I just put up the widget today. So far I like it. I don't know whether it has a stat of how many people stop by. I'm still waiting for EE to make an appearance, but I gotta make the blog more interesting. ; )