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    There's a place called Eat 'n' Park?

    Seems like it'd be better Park 'n' Eat.

    Less messy at least. The way they say it, it implies to me, that you're supposed to start eating before you are parked.
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    SON OF A B!

    I got another rejection this morning. At least this time it was quick.

    Less than 24 hrs.

    So--on to the next place.




    (But I may need pie now, for real.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by soapdish View Post
    There's a place called Eat 'n' Park?

    Seems like it'd be better Park 'n' Eat.
    Why do you drive on the parkway but park in your driveway?

    I have long since accepted the language doesn't make sense. And I teach it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by soapdish View Post
    SON OF A B!

    I got another rejection this morning. At least this time it was quick
    Here. This should help.

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    Quote Originally Posted by slcboston View Post
    First of all, that was awesome.

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    Why do you drive on the parkway but park in your driveway?
    Things that don't make sense frustrate me.


    And I'm oddly reminded of a segment Adam Carolla used to do (maybe still does) about words that sound better than they are.

    (hang on, this relates back to pies )

    Like: Pie chart.


    Oh--I just found a #soundsbetterthanitis on Twitter. I'm gonna follow it for a bit, I bet there are some real gems.

    *prepares to be equally frustrated and entertained at the same time*
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    If you're going to follow something on the Twitterverse, for sheer giggles today I recommend the Harry Potter boobs thing.

    Juvenile, sure, but amusing.

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    NOOOOO!

    Now I'll never get anything done today.
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    My recommendation for the day is Gilbert Gottfried reading excerpts from 50 shades of Gray. Not safe for work, kids, etc!!!!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYiE2V4IUSI

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    DAMMIT! You guys are the worst distractions today.

    I'm not going to click it.




    Well, later I will.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dolores haze View Post
    My recommendation for the day is Gilbert Gottfried reading excerpts from 50 shades of Gray. Not safe for work, kids, etc!!!!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYiE2V4IUSI
    It's been on my Twitter feed and FB since last night - soooooo funny, and watch for the emphasis on that word. I've said before how much I like Gottfried (not as much as Bill Hicks, or the Phillips guy who climbed on stools back in the nineties, but he's up there...) and that he manages to keep surprising me is nothing short of astounding.
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    Don't hold your breath...

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    Dude, I am not that flexible.
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    Bill Hicks = genius.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dolores haze View Post
    My recommendation for the day is Gilbert Gottfried reading excerpts from 50 shades of Gray. Not safe for work, kids, etc!!!!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYiE2V4IUSI
    I was worried it would lose something because I don't know the book (beyond knowing it's a thing).



    It didn't. (so glad my students are gone for the day )

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    Quote Originally Posted by soapdish View Post
    DAMMIT! You guys are the worst distractions today.

    ...



    good to know I am not the only one getting distracted!
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    *wanders through, paints stripes on the rumps of all the distracted hounds, goes back to work*

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    Glad my rump wasn't distracted.
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    *steals Parumpy's rump*

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    It won't fit - trust me.
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    *ships it to Bos*

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    So, what I learned today...

    No matter how chilled out I try to stay, and irrespective of where we go, I can't have a day out with Zoe without ending the day feeling shattered and with a headache. I really did try chilling out (big idea of going to the park and letting her run free, whilst thinking on edits to distract myself from her throwing herself about, is a failure). One of these days we are going to have a day that doesn't end with her trying to give me a massive coronary...

    In other news, I came away from the day with a stack of anime, so... YAY.

    I'm rewarding myself for not letting her break any bones on my watch.
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    Don't hold your breath...

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    Dude, I am not that flexible.
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    The SFF Review Educational Supplement is now open. I'll be listing books, podcasts, online courses and anything else that aims to help the SFF writer improve their skills, provided they're free. (the books, podcasts, online courses and anything else, not the writers)




    The British Comics Database is growing. Or mutating. I'm not quite sure which, yet.

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    Sounds wretched.

    *sends pillow and snuggy blanket*

    Zoe is???

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    My niece. I'm not allowed to simply leave her in the park when she isn't doing what I tell her, so I was kinda stuck with her all day... *curses bad luck*
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    Dude, I am not that flexible.
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    The British Comics Database is growing. Or mutating. I'm not quite sure which, yet.

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    How old is she?

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    *waits on Abby turning up to slap me*

    Four?

    *downs another Askit to relieve pounding, then hangs head in shame*
    The blog, which may not be updated regularly enough. -- I'm linking to other AW blogs here. -- There's some nonsense here when I can be bothered.
    Don't hold your breath...

    Quote Originally Posted by AbielleRose View Post
    Dude, I am not that flexible.
    Quote Originally Posted by aliwood View Post
    The SFF Review Educational Supplement is now open. I'll be listing books, podcasts, online courses and anything else that aims to help the SFF writer improve their skills, provided they're free. (the books, podcasts, online courses and anything else, not the writers)




    The British Comics Database is growing. Or mutating. I'm not quite sure which, yet.

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    *cuddles Gary and strokes his beard*

    Kids are exhausting. You need to relax a bit now and try to smile for me.

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    he's not going to tell us how old she is - he's probably hoisted her up a tree by now to keep her feet off the ground and keep her out of trouble
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    Dear God, Thank you for keeping me together when I'm falling apart.


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