In all of my blustering about politics, I’ve realized that I kind of pulled a Bush recently, when I declared I’d finished writing my 2nd book...

Mission not accomplished on that front. And there will be no time tables for completion, either.

missionaccomplished.jpgOn the plus side, I won’t be blogging about the writing process, because that is boring. I won’t even mention “it” on here until I have a word on whether it’s going to be published. All I can say is that after a summer break from the book, I was very happy to pick it up today and I liked what I read.

Or at least the parts that didn’t, er, suck.

The timing of returning to the bloody book was perfect- today I went to the hospital to get labwork done in anticipation of Thursday’s appointment with Dr. Greg. They drained four small tubes worth of plasma, then I went to a coffee shop to refuel with an iced mocha before reading about vampires.

All in all, a really good day for a thinblood like me.


It’s after 3 a.m., and as the creatures of the night stir outside my home, I am about to add the final point to today’s vampire trifecta: I’m going to watch True Blood on Tivo. It’s the new vampire series by Alan Ball, the creator of Six Feet Under, one of my favorite TV shows... I gotta admit, I’m nervous because the previews looked cheesy. I hope it rocks like American Teen did.

I will report back soon with lab results. And whether or not True Blood tested positive or negative on the Suck-o-meter.

Positively Yours,

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