Posted by Anthony St. Clair on oneword October 25, 2005 06:08 AMShe only got irritated when the coffee supply ran low, and the days were rainy and gray. "I could read, but it’s just not the same without a cuppa." The rain lashed and lashed at the windows. She looked at her raingear; she looked … Read More
Panic is an excess of nervous energy, misdirected throughout the body and mind. The main things here, are "energy" and "misdirected". So tonight I’ve been taking all my panic energy, and putting it into character development and plot and setting outlines. The biggest part is the characters; the plot is pretty simple, but the characters … Read More
In a few days, I’m going to pen my first words of a 50,000-word novel. I hope. Gads. It’s driving me nuts, and there’s still 8 days to go. I hardly know what I’m going to write. Jodie keeps reminding me that it only needs to be written, not to be great. Or even good. … Read More
Go Firefox! "On the eve of Firefox’s first anniversary, the Mozilla Foundation celebrated the 100 millionth download of the browser on Wednesday" Link: Firefox Passes 100 Million Download Mark MarketingVOX.
Posted by Anthony St. Clair on oneword October 24, 2005 05:59 AMThis is a moment where he didn’t know what to say – there were so many ways to look at it, the rank, the Friends reference – commando? It was an attitude, a position; he put on his uniform, left the skivvies in the … Read More
On Thursday Jodie and I went to the Eugene Symphony’s concert of Holst’s The Planets. I hadn’t set foot in a concert hall in years, but the moment we did, I felt elated. I felt, well, a bit at home. Some people think classical music is a bunch of stuffy tunes played by stuffed suits … Read More
Sundays are so nice and lazy. This morning Jodie and I brunched out on… French toast (heavy on the vanilla and cinammon) Blackberry jam, double chocolate syrup, maple syrup and powdered sugar, for the French toast Bacon. Lots of bacon. Coffee Simple, and so damn good.
Tonight is the first slam of the Eugene slam season! When: 7:30-8 (signups); 8pm, slamWhere: Flamingo, 164 W. BroadwayHow much: $5Feature: Steve Larkin There has been a lot of momentum going on the Eugene poetry scene during the off-season. There’s a fresh new website for all things Eugene slam, heaps of events planned, and even … Read More
Posted by Anthony St. Clair on oneword October 21, 2005 04:16 PMShe passed the turkey, then picked up a roll. “This is the last time we will ever meet like this,” she said. There was nothing but the sound of silver clattering on china. All eyes turned to her. “What?” everyone said. All oneword entries … Read More
Ah, cider. No, not apple juice. And not that 2-liters-for-90-pence stuff you can swill in the UK. But proper, craft cider, is enjoying a comeback. Looking at the sky outside, it’s also time to enjoy a bottle of something apply and local. Link: Cider With A Kick: The fermented apple drink makes a comeback – … Read More