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best trip ever!

So last week, I was in New York, and it was AMAZING. My mom had a few days off, and we got to do a bunch of really cool things, the most awesome of which was going to see Sir Patrick Stewart and Sir Ian McKellen in Waiting for Godot, and then getting my photo taken with Sir Ian. 😀 😀 😀 BEST. BIRTHDAY. EVER. So here are some pictures from my trip.

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awesome, book wolves, married with mercs, writing

thoughts on a late Thursday night

Or, you know, an early Friday morning, but let’s not get too picky… I haven’t had much time or energy or brain power to work on actual book writing lately, so both Book Wolves and Game of Choice (and oh lord, I need to find a better working title for that second one, or else I’m going to start calling it Married with Mercs) have been backburnered for a long time. And I don’t know if it’s because it’s spring (ha!) or just the fact that my stay in  ...

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awesome, movies

we’re gonna need a bigger boat

So I watched Shark Night yesterday. I went into it fully expecting basically the same thing I got from Piranha 3D—namely lots of pointless gore and Final Destination levels of elaborateness in the death scenes. And sure, I got that, obviously, but there was a neat twist that made me reconsider the decision to write the movie off as “so bad it’s not even so bad it’s so good.” It’s directed by the guy who directed Final Destination 2, Snakes on a Plane, and Final  ...

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symphonies of mayhem, destruction, power, explosions, people looking up

So, I got home, unpacked, did some laundry, and then decided to go and get my hair trimmed, because I really needed to get my bangs shortened and maybe the whole thing thinned out a bit. Apparently I wasn’t clear enough as to what I wanted, ‘cuz the hairdresser got a bit carried away and took off about twice as much as she should have. It’s not a total tragedy, I can still make this work, but I wasn’t actually looking for this much of a change, you know? I  ...

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