November 24th, 2006
Stuffed Like a Turkey

We had a nice quiet Thanksgiving dinner last night. Both dh and I elected to work. He has a presentation to give next week and I had the chapters that have been sitting in front of me for weeks, waiting to be reworked. We stopped long enough to enjoy our turkey with the trimmings, then went back to work. At least I finished three full chapters. I’m going to type in the changes today. It’s strange that I can get more done on one holiday day than I have in the last few weeks. :0/

Other than that, no big plans this weekend. I’d love to go to the movies, but I know they’ll be packed. The stores will also be insane and I don’t like to shop on a good day. My sister on the other hand was up at the crack of dawn to hit ALL the sales. Bless her heart. I do know that some people actually enjoy the chaos, but I’m not one of them. My preferred method of shopping is via Amazon wish list. *g*

Have anything special going on this weekend? Any unexpected news or pleasant surprises?

10 comments to “Stuffed Like a Turkey”

  1. I’m getting a feel for A Land Unconquered, my Nano novel and may yet gt the 10K I aimed for. Some of the scenes I wrote I even like. 🙂

    But later I’ll have to go back and try to give the NiPs I started earlier the same power as ALU and Storm over Hadrian’s Wall which are my best ones.

  2. Congrats on getting the work done! 😉

    This weekend?
    And avoiding any and all stores as much as possible!

  3. Gabriele, That’s always a good sign. 🙂 You can do it. You just have to keep moving forward.

  4. You and me both, Raine. I don’t want to get anywhere near them. :-O

  5. We woke up to find a hen and 12 of her chicks in the garage this morning (escapees from a nearby farm; we left the door cracked just enough for them to squeeze under it.) I’ve never tried to catch chickens before but I strongly suggest putting on thick gardening gloves first. Even the babies will try to peck you to death.

    Mama and babies are now safely back in their coop, and their owner gave us a basket of just-picked ruby grapefruit as a reward. Now I only hope tomorrow morning I don’t wake up and find one of his horses sleeping next to the lawnmower….

  6. Wow, Jordan, three chapters–that’s sensational! Other than cooking and cleanup I did absolutely zilch in the writing department. I’ve been vegging out this holiday weekend except for a little online shopping. I used to love the wild craziness of holiday shopping at the stores years ago but those days–along with my patience for such things–have long passed.

  7. PBW, LOL! I’ve caught many a chicken in my day. (Growing up on a farm gives you a ton of opportunities. *g*) My favorite memory is my brother trying to catch a little chick and the mother hen landing on his head, pecking him as he rolled down a hill in an attempt to get away. He didn’t succeed. *ggg* Good luck with the horse. 😉

  8. Daisy, I’ve just never liked the crush of the mall. I don’t know why, but the whole experience seemed exhausting. I plan to follow in your online footsteps very soon. 😀

  9. The worst thing about me getting up to be at the store at 5am was, the store I wanted to hit first didn’t open til 6am! LOL I could have slept a WHOLE hour more. Oh well, I did find some great deals and it gave me some Christmas spirit that I had been missing!

  10. LOL Teri! Good for you for being motivated enough to tackle the stores. I’m glad it brought a renewed sense of Christmas spirit. 🙂