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* Spent many, many years attending hipster gatherings in warehouses. Squats and lofts in the industrial section of town. And yes, in Oak-town. RIP all those who lost their lives with such a panicked and frightening end. Terrible, terrible, terrible.

* I got talked out of my kitchen reno idea. :( For all good solid reasons, so....I'm okay with it. I think I'll go back to some of my original ideas of how to make this kitchen more functional and the first thing I do need is a gas cooktop. Then new countertops and sink....and hopefully hardwood throughout the downstairs which will include the kitchen.

* The spin bike is something amazing! I'm getting muscles where I didn't know muscles could be gotten! I'm glad I made this investment. I'm still walking but now have this added cardio and can work out on the rainy days. Of which we've been getting many.

* Feeling that "itch" to sit down and write something from start to finish of poetic worth. I haven't felt this way in months. Admittedly, I don't know what that "something" is but I've got a feeling that if I wait for it, it will reveal itself.

* This review knocked me breathless - Thinking At 36,000 Feet - and now I want to pick up this book. I hope it's half as good as the review.


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Dec. 4th, 2016 07:02 pm (UTC)
I hope that creative desire reveals itself soon for you :)
Dec. 5th, 2016 09:50 pm (UTC)
Me, too. It's slightly concerning....but I'm not panicking. Yet. Still trying to find my way to a clear spot inside my mind...this year has been...discombobulating.
Dec. 4th, 2016 07:09 pm (UTC)
The warehouse fire is just so horrible. So many lives lost.

The idea of a kitchen reno is very appealing to me but the reality of what one goes thru to get there, not so much. I hope the adjustments you make get you feeling comfortable with it all again.
Dec. 5th, 2016 09:51 pm (UTC)
That fire. And the hubris. It feels like a memory of my own, L, in so many ways.

Right? Who wants to be doing dishes in the bathtub for months....but I do need some updates, so I'm going to refocus.
Dec. 4th, 2016 09:17 pm (UTC)
Can't wait to see the new prompt.

Got the itch myself last night, but it was undefined. Now with you needing to write a poetical something it's all good. Hope you share it with us here, if not on Idol.

A kitchen update sounds very doable. The complete reno reminds me of that old movie...with I think William Hurt...about a doctor with throat cancer. Of course the reno was a metaphor of his transformation, but it was an entertaining fairytale.

Fairytale of New York! I am familiar with the version used in P.S. I Love You. This is cleaned up a bit I think. (Grin)
Dec. 5th, 2016 09:52 pm (UTC)
I need to find my way back to my muse, M. He seems to have gone walkabout. Or is hiding from the draining drama.

And I hope you go with that itch, too! These past few prompts haven't been overly inspiring. ;)

I want a gas cooktop!! That's my main motivator!

I used to be the most diehard Pogues fan in all the world. I do like this song!
Dec. 4th, 2016 09:59 pm (UTC)
scratch that itch! i hope an idea comes to you soon.

i love that song. every year my sister and i go to a movie and eat chinese food on christmas, and i listen to that on repeat as i'm driving. it's my favorite christmas song.
Dec. 5th, 2016 09:53 pm (UTC)
I've got to scratch it, C! I'm going nuts waiting for the words to flow again.

That song! Shane! So much love for it!
Dec. 5th, 2016 05:18 am (UTC)
Hope the something reveals itself soon!

Dec. 5th, 2016 09:53 pm (UTC)
Thank you, S! Me, too!
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