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LJI Exhibit A, Week 3: Felix and the Naughty Monkeys

This is my entry this week for the Exhibit A competition of therealljidol. I invite you to read and vote for the many fine entries. This week's topic is "Shenanigans." My entry is a new chapter for my children's book in progress, "Felix and the DreamWorld Bandits, and Other Stories."

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Language is a Virus

Note to self: Benadryl is helpful in clearing up congestion, but it also makes you feel like you're being massaged to death with a warm blanket. It feels good, but it just feels so... wrong.

While I convalesce, I'm hoping to get some writing done. Of course, my little Kung Fu Panda is NOT sick and has cabin fever from staying in the last couple of days. This is a bad mix, since he has very different ideas about how I should be spending my day. So far I've been able to keep him content by taking periodic breaks to read to him, but this normally results in me having a coughing fit. This leads to the following conversation.

"You coughing?" he asks.

"Yes," I tell him. "Mommy's sick."

"Me, too," he tells me.

I'm not quite sure what he thinks being sick means, but I'm guessing we have a different definition.

6089 / 50000 words. 12% done!

NaNoWriMo: Day 5

It's been a very busy couple of days. I spent most of Friday writing trivia questions about the show "Revolution" for Yahoo!'s IntoNow app.

This past weekend one of my oldest friends visited for the first time in 11 years, and we visited the National Constitution Center and saw an Edgar Allen Poe production at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire.

Sunday, I was coping with a headache most of the day, and managed only to take care of basic household tasks like laundry. Monday, I spent much of the day working on the Wild Violet featured items for the week (which I usually try to post on Sunday night).

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NaNoWriMo: Day 1

At first, it looked like this day was going to be a total loss. I got a late start, because I was waiting to hear from a friend I thought might be in Philly today. Then, when I finally sat down to write, my Kung Fu Panda suddenly got very demanding. He wanted me to magically produce "Clifford the Big Red Dog" for him, even though it wasn't showing on any channel and isn't available on demand. Thank goodness for PBS.org!

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