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I watched Bones yesterday....like ALL DAY!

Seriously. After I got back from the run and grocery shopping, we watched Bones episodes from the marathon ALL DAY. Like from 10AM to 9PM. I don't love the show passionately, but I like watching it, mostly because I'm so non-invested in it on any kind of emotional/ship level. I like the banter and the snark, can ignore the squicky stuff and when people act INSANELY OUT OF CHARACTER, I just shrug it off and say "the writing for this sucks." Obviously I adore the episodes with Stephen Fry, but I've even warmed up to the Sweets character.

While that was going on, I replied to my yuletide comments, chatted with some of my Gmail/LJ buds, did my LJ catch-up and went back to the first chapter of Winners & Losers a/k/a Novel 2008 a/k/a Novel 2009. I've made one heady-duty decision about the plotting that will require some changes to what I've written so far, but will also make the sell a little easier. It's still about a sub-culture (guess which one?) but about a more generic situation within the subculture rather than a very particular one that happened to me.

I also ate a lot yesterday. Too much. All-day mindless noshing. Bad Bad Bad.

This morning's plan was to get up and go run around Dolores Park for an hour, in other words: HILLS. Unfortunately it was pissing rain, so I bundled up and went downtown to the gym for some weights. Then I stopped by Virgin and wound up getting the new Tom Jones album, Mama Mia soundtrack (for the kitsch/camp and poor Pierce Brosnan) and yet another copy of John Barrowman Swings Cole Porter to give away as a Barrowmania conversion tool.

Big Frank from the Mint works there and I spent some time groveling for not going to the Christmas concert. He's having his bday party at the Mint on the Sunday before the Squeeee Odyssey so michelleann68 and I can stop in to help celebrate that.

I got home just as hubby was watching Dying Changes Everything, and walked in just in time to scream SHUT THE FUCK UP THIRTEEN! But then came the House/Wilson stuff and OMG-Those two are still magical. Why? Why are they ruining our show with this crapola?

Not sure what we're doing today. There's a bunch of Houses on DVR but I will not sanction any 4th or 5th Season. There's a film called Angry Monk playing at the Roxie-We might go to see that. I'm taking today as an unpaid. The building is closed, the Law Firm is closed and I just didn't feel like giving up a vacation day.

As we've learned the hard way...you never know when you might need one.

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I've apparently been nominated for an award at Children of Time , in the Captain Jack Harkness category. It for this fic: Command Performance Which I am pretty damn proud of. Voting opens Feburary 1, so I'll definitely be reminding you of that.

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There will be some major pimpage going out for myself and others on Monday, but I figure there's not much point doing it now because of the weekend/holiday commment vortex.
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