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November Recap, or the month of dozens of happenings

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Goodness, another month ending? How can this be? And to think, only one more month to go before the end of the year! Wasn't 2016 just starting? *obligatory flailing over the speed of time*


Boring Stats from the blog that you will probably end up skipping over:



Ok, who is in Singapore, please raise your hand. I must know.

Happenings. What? Surprised that I put this in? Well it's in the title so:

1. We gathered with Dad's side of the family to celebrate Grampa's birthday, and guess what?SMORES!

2. I almost forgot about some assignments twenty minutes before they were due. No joke! That'll give you a huge burst of energy right before you're trying to go to sleep. It was one of those: "OH MY GOODNESS, NO!" moments.

3. I learned more swing dancing moves. I am now ambidextrous in that area. So um. Yeah. I can teach anyone if they want to learn it.

4. Gonna address the elephant in the room now: GUYS. NANOWRIMO HAPPENED! And I was in a lovely google hangout wit…

Scene from The Songbird

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This transition tho.


"Master." Millicent sensed Darkness' presence. "Hello, my pet, my little ray of pitch black, my darling." his voice was a smooth as honey, low and sweet, but Millicent hated the way that he drew out 'darling' whenever he called her thus. He flashed a pointy grin. "I'm sure you know why I'm here, you're smart like that, of course." "No. This time you seem to have come needlessly and without point or purpose. So tell me, to what do I owe the honor of your visit." "Why, is it not like me to show up for the pleasure of your company?" He glided closer, and Millicent resisted the urge to pull her legs up to her chest in a defensive position. She forced a small laugh out of her dry throat. "Me? You came to see me for the fun of it? Why?" She batted her eyelashes, flirting a bit, all the while forcing herself to keep a pleasing look on her face. "Actually, I had hoped that you would stop …

Beautiful Books: November

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Yes. This is a procrastination post.

Yes. I should be writing.

No. You can't stop me.


Excerpt from Cait's Post:

Just like every year, we’re giving our monthly link up “Beautiful People” a small rest so we can focus on “Beautiful Books”. (You can see last year’s Stage 1Stage 2, and Stage 3linkups.) Sky and I host Beautiful Books so we can focus on  our NaNoWriMo projects. The format is the same as Beautiful People. We’ll post 10 questions to answer about your WiP — aka your beautiful book.  Answer the questions in a blog post of your own and then come back here to link up!

Ze Questions:

1. Overall, how is your mental state, and how is your novel going?
*covers ears* LALALALALALALA I'm behind actually. I don't feel like it's coming very fast. And I feel like it's taking me way too long to get to the parts I want to actually write. The climax is so far away. *minor freakoutation* (psht, totally a word. Shush)
2. What’s your first sentence (or paragraph)? Ok, so my…

AAAAAAA!

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NaNo starts tomorrow!

*panics*


*deep breaths*



So to distract myself, I'll talk about my project. *sarcasm*

Thank goodness I don't have to come up with questions to answer, Cait has already done that for me.

(clip from her post, link on her name above)

Just like every year, we’re giving our monthly link up “Beautiful People” a small rest so we can focus on “Beautiful Books”. (You can see last year’s Stage 1Stage 2, and Stage 3linkups.) Sky and I host Beautiful Books so we can focus on  our NaNoWriMo projects. The format is the same as Beautiful People. We’ll post 10 questions to answer about your WiP — aka your beautiful book.  Answer the questions in a blog post of your own and then come back here to link up!


Ze fabulous questions:
What inspired the idea for your novel, and how long have you had the idea? Last October I was trying to get to sleep, but then it hit me: "Robin Hood and Sleeping Beauty! Why is that not a combo I haven't heard of?" Hence: The Songbird…

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In honor of my 150th post, here's this:

Monthly recap: October

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A little early, but then, I've never been one to follow a strict schedule.


Stats:
Happenings:
1. Lydia turned 19!
2. I started baking cinnamon rolls and selling them because frankly, I do not have a lot of money.
3. I applied to a couple different Mardels and Hobby Lobby, so hopefully I can land a part time job.
4. We finally finished working on the rent house and got the renters (a family from church) moved in. (YAY)
5. I hit the halfway point of my college classes. My total grades are still averaged in the 90's, fingers crossed they stay that way (thus far, I have a perfect GPA and I'm trying to keep it as long as I can). (ALSO YAY)
6. I started looking at cars so I can figure out roughly how much I need to save. The civic is nice, yes, but it's not always reliable and you're practically sitting on the road when you're driving. Only one of the rear doors opens, and only from the inside. It does have pretty good fuel efficiency, but the tank capacity is only so…