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Mileage

Tackled my first three miles last night. I’ve attempted workout routines where I’ve lifted and “jogged” before, and I’ve completed a 3-mile/5-kilometer distance before, but not with the intent of anything other than maintenance as part of lifting weights. Now, … Continue reading

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After

I’ve settled on a working title for the book, because Sacrifices didn’t work any longer. The new title–After–speaks to the muse on a variety of levels. Possible variant is After Death. I’m outlining this weekend. I’ve even got notecards for … Continue reading

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Cardio Considered as 36 Cubic Feet of Snow to Shovel

Frustrated call from spouse yesterday afternoon: “The township plowed over the driveway. It’s two feet high. I can’t get into the driveway.” She sent me a picture, and the drift of hard, chunky snow started four feet out into the … Continue reading

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One Step Forward

Finally got the first few words down on the short story I planned to work on at the end of last year. Went back and forth on setting (science fiction versus fantasy), which influenced how much information I would present … Continue reading

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First Week (Gym)

One week of workouts under my belt at the gym, but so far the scale doesn’t want to reward my efforts. I’m not discouraged. Four weight sessions, each followed by one-mile to three-mile walks, are an improvement over my exercise … Continue reading

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Writing About Reading/Research

A while back I started to track how many books I read throughout the year. The goal was 52 books in a year, one a week. Beyond recording the numbers, I tracked reading patterns; sometimes I’m in the mood for … Continue reading

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Writing and Moving Forward

It’s a while since I posted here. More than month’s passed since World Fantasy in Columbus. Thankfully, I didn’t experience any con crud, and I’ll credit the good meals I ate with friends in various restaurants around the convention center, … Continue reading

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