Because, clearly, it was.
And that's generally the case.
What I really need is a shock collar for when I do things like putter around playing Words With Friends or reading FanFiction (yes, guilty, but not the dumb Twilight kind. The good, occasionally by people I know, kind) instead of being productive and writing.
In other news, we came through Sandy unscathed. Didn't even lose power, and spent a fairly pleasant hurricane on the couch with some wine, and some nerdy Sci-Fi shows.
On the Yarn Front- I DID finish my Rhinebeck sweater in time to wear it to Rhinebeck. Here it is:
Finally, I've finished a couple of books in the last week or two.
First, Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness, second in the Discovery of Witches trilogy. I read the first one for book club last year, and was surprised by how much I liked it, especially since I thought reluctant witch + dashing vampire = new and equally dull Twilight.
Not exactly. It's fluffy, for sure. But it's fun, and the characters are better. I particularly like Ysabeau, the vampire matriarch.
Also, I know a dog named Ysabeau, but that's sort of (completely) irrelevant.
Last night I finished Animal Farm, and loved it. It makes me curious to learn more about Trotsky though, because I really don't know much about him.
Now, off to think about characters and plot for NaNo.