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When the rivers all run dry

Frist off I have to apologize for disappearing for 3 weeks.  No excuse I’m trying to post once a week (as well as trying to get my author facebook and twitter up and running) but I’m just not in the habit yet, I think of topics I want to talk about and then forget. 

I got good news at the end of last week, both my fourth story in my hyena hockey series and my novel that got dropped have been picked up.  The publisher is looking at a twelve week turn around.  I feel like I should be more excited and I can’t tell if that is because I’m tired or because it is so darn hot out.

How hot is it?

Hot enough that several major roads in and around Philly buckled today.   Something that I don’t talk about much is that I work in an un-climate controlled building , it’s been I the 90’s at my work station for the past two days.  I lift and carry for a living, so I’ve been going through a lot of water.  But let’s be honest, water, juice and sports drinks don’t help as much as they say they do.  Better with the liquid than without and it isn’t as bad as all that.  

But I hope that the first two days of summer aren’t what the whole summer will be like. 

This week I haven’t done any writing, and that is pretty odd for me, but maybe my brain is just resting in preparation for the editing.  Or maybe it’s just that I have been working too hard. 

How about you guys? What have you been up to?  Reading? Writing?  Movies?  

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trystan830
Jun. 22nd, 2012 12:51 am (UTC)
been reading, crocheting and watching tv. =)
bodgei
Jun. 22nd, 2012 11:00 am (UTC)
I have to get some books off of my "to be read" pile. I may just move a few - since I know I'm not about to read them and just go back to them when I need something.
trystan830
Jun. 23rd, 2012 01:48 am (UTC)
ahh... i gotcha.
cornerofmadness
Jun. 22nd, 2012 02:10 am (UTC)
dying from heat and trying to get ready for this research trip.

glad to hear the book was picked up
bodgei
Jun. 22nd, 2012 10:47 am (UTC)
this has ben a very bad week. I would have thought I lost 10 pounds from working in a sauna... but no such luck.

Thank you.
cornerofmadness
Jun. 22nd, 2012 02:19 pm (UTC)
yeah i lived in Fl for 3 years, never sweated weight off no matter what it felt like
bodgei
Jul. 2nd, 2012 11:22 pm (UTC)
Yeah. You know on the radio they are always talking about "hot yoga" and I keep thinking "well I lift and carry in the heat all the time and I don't lose weight"
cornerofmadness
Jul. 6th, 2012 10:56 am (UTC)
i hear you
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bodgei
Jun. 22nd, 2012 10:58 am (UTC)
now that the stress is gone you can think of doing something fun - right?
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bodgei
Jul. 2nd, 2012 11:23 pm (UTC)
yeah I remeber the haunted house one - I hope I get to see it.
fallenidol_453
Jun. 28th, 2012 11:10 pm (UTC)
I know I'm a little late commenting... but I'm also getting back into things after disappearing twice!

It's 100 over here in Ohio right now, and the temps for the rest of the week (as well as the next) are sticking to the high 90s. As if this drought couldn't get any worse...
bodgei
Jun. 29th, 2012 10:50 am (UTC)
Yeah I'm haveing trouble finding consitancy right now.

This week has been nice - in the igh 80's but today it is suposed to be close to 100 again and then on for the forseeable future. Sometimes I wish I worked in a climate controled building.

Did I ask you where in Ohio before?
fallenidol_453
Jun. 29th, 2012 06:42 pm (UTC)
Nope, you haven't asked. xD I live about forty minutes from Cincinnati. It's going to be crazy going down there for the next two weeks since we're hosting the World Choir Games.
bodgei
Jul. 2nd, 2012 11:27 pm (UTC)
I heard a thing about the World Choir Games on the radio today - it sounds crazy!
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