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4 hours ago, kristof65 said:

Ever dislike a TV character so much that you can't stand the actor in anything else?

 

Yeah but then it turned out that I didn't like the actor.

 

We got two trick or treaters. Which is better than last year when we had the big bowl of sugary treats ready and my daughter (who lives life in an almost perpetual state of excitement) was almost chasing strangers down the street to ask them if they wanted any. It's not huge out here but I always make sure we have something handy.

 

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Happy NaNoWriMo! As of the stroke of midnight, the annual national novel writing challenge is on - 50,000 words in 30 days.

 

The younger sprog and I are tackling it as a pair this year (older son is doing his own challenge). We have a world, characters, and general plot we both like, now to see if we can get our quite disparate working styles to play nice together. He's a slightly obsessive planner, while I like to get some idea of what I'm aiming for, and then jump off and let the words catch me. Too much planning seems to stifle my ability to let the story flow.

 

I'm hoping his drive will pull us through, because I have a funeral to play, a Requiem to sing in, and a diocesan convention to attend this month. I'm pretty sure that without him, my NaNo would end with a whimper this year. 

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1 hour ago, Sylverthorne said:

 

Grab a couple of boxes from Costco, if you have one in range... 

Can stash the left overs for however many rainy days you want. ^^;

Extra bonus with this is depending on which ones you get, they also double as emergency snacks you can pack into a vehicle.... Well, in the cooler months anyways. 

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19 minutes ago, WhiteWulfe said:

Extra bonus with this is depending on which ones you get, they also double as emergency snacks you can pack into a vehicle.... Well, in the cooler months anyways. 

Wrap them in plastic cling wrap and they will stay fresher longer, particularly the chocolates.

GEM

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So when my maternal grandmother died unexpectedly in 2016 she took with her several recipes. (Yes, my maternal grandmother in 2016 and my paternal grandmother in 2018. Those years sucked)

 

It sounds like I'm spending this weekend recreating one of them.

 

To be fair, it's tamale pie. The basic recipe is on the back of the corn muffin box. But she never cooked it as-written. I'm going to attempt to recreate her alterations.

 

Another thing I can't tell my mother, it's still too soon for her.

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10 hours ago, Sylverthorne said:

Inktober! I did it! I DID IT, Y'ALL!

*falls over* Pass the vodka, I'm done...

 

Congrats!

Holds an empty vodka bottle, looks at it, I'm sorry someone drank all the vodka!

And it seems we're out of rum as well, I have no clue who did it!

***Passes out***

 

 

1 hour ago, NebulousMissy said:

So when my maternal grandmother died unexpectedly in 2016 she took with her several recipes. (Yes, my maternal grandmother in 2016 and my paternal grandmother in 2018. Those years sucked)

 

It sounds like I'm spending this weekend recreating one of them.

 

To be fair, it's tamale pie. The basic recipe is on the back of the corn muffin box. But she never cooked it as-written. I'm going to attempt to recreate her alterations.

 

Another thing I can't tell my mother, it's still too soon for her.

 

Good luck with this, hope you succeed!

 

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It's one of those mornings. Where one attempts to reconstruct the previous night with the diligence of a police forensic team, and make sense of the evidence and detritus... this is not the first day after Halloween I've gone through this, but this time there wasn't booze involved. 

The CheezIts are open and completely gone. My fingers are only slightly orange, not a whole boxes worth.

There is an almost completed Mousling on my painting table despite the fact I remember thinking that this was the 3rd Halloween I was painting skeletons early in the evening.

I'm finding myself with the urge a gnaw on the edge of my coffee cup. 

(looks back through last couple pages...)

Well it's obvious now.

Mouse Possession. 

 

 

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5 hours ago, Tapetum said:

Happy NaNoWriMo! As of the stroke of midnight, the annual national novel writing challenge is on - 50,000 words in 30 days.

 

The younger sprog and I are tackling it as a pair this year (older son is doing his own challenge). We have a world, characters, and general plot we both like, now to see if we can get our quite disparate working styles to play nice together. He's a slightly obsessive planner, while I like to get some idea of what I'm aiming for, and then jump off and let the words catch me. Too much planning seems to stifle my ability to let the story flow.

 

I'm hoping his drive will pull us through, because I have a funeral to play, a Requiem to sing in, and a diocesan convention to attend this month. I'm pretty sure that without him, my NaNo would end with a whimper this year. 

 

Elder Spawn is planning on do this for her third year. 

her first book was an uphill struggle to 5k, and I took up the challenge and did a complete 50k.  (it died during editing) 

Her second year she produced an interesting book that really showed off her internal landscape.  5k words without obvious struggles. 

(I painted 20 minis instead) 

This year she wants to write a collection of fanfiction about a superhero cartoon.  I don't even want to read it. 

The story she has been writing for 6th-grade English class about 20pg and ongoing,  is far better. 

 

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7 hours ago, Sylverthorne said:

 

Grab a couple of boxes from Costco, if you have one in range... 

Can stash the left overs for however many rainy days you want. ^^;

I don't have a membership - seems too expensive when I live alone and don't have enough space to store extra bulk.

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7 hours ago, TGP said:

Yes. 

But it isn’t Nathan F. 

Mine isn't either. 

Mine is the character of Tim Fleming on Heartland, played by Chris Potter. 

He showed up in a movie my wife was watching (one of the Good Witch movies) - I had to leave the room. 

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8 hours ago, NebulousMissy said:

Welp, it's been the 1st for an hour and a half.

 

PBF032-Todays_My_Birthday.png

 

To be fair, I kind of feel like that last panel right now. I want my endurance baaaaaaaack [/whine petulantly]

I sympathize, I really do, but you made it.  You survived another year of what the world has to thrown at you and you threw it back.  You have prospered and left an impression on the world and in the hearts of your friends.  Be joyous and take what pleasure the world has to offer:  celebrate your life!

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15 hours ago, Green Eyed Monster said:

On Reaper Live Brother Dave says they have found the end of pi.

I find the end of pie on a regular basis.

It looks like this only with crumbs:

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GEM

No, no, that is an empty pan.

 

An empty pan is the BEGINNING of pi, not the end.

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