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I live!

Well, here endeth the week. Thank god. I feel like I've been living Alexander's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad *week*... I won't go into the details here, except to say that the new car had issues, the site was beaten to a bloody plup by assholes & bots, the admin interface is deader than a doornail, I am still blocked on Carthage, Showtime had some disappointing moments on second viewing, son # is sick, work is insane again (still?), and I can't believe I just had a ten day period of time off.

Shew.

Now, that's better. Some things I'm really grateful for:

--pretty, pretty fic from Annie, Harmony, Herself, Magpie, and lots of others
--moments of chat with MW
--Kimi (nashvillain615)finally finding her way to LJ
--the support of lots of wonderful folks this week
--older son reading The Dark is Rising and loving it as much as I did
--husband who is willing to listen to me rant and rave pretty much nonstop
--good friends
--Wild Turkey

Next week, better days. I've earned 'em.

Comments

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10zlaine
Jan. 12th, 2003 08:59 pm (UTC)
Welcome back, dearie!
chrisjournal
Jan. 13th, 2003 04:12 am (UTC)
Re:
:-) Good to be back, I hope!
nashvillain615
Jan. 12th, 2003 09:48 pm (UTC)
Better Week to Come
And you're going to have it too. Just wait and see. And by golly, that car is gonna be fine. You just have to give it a name and talk to it real sweet.

Or give it to the SO.

As for Carthage? We can do other things. *smirk*

NV

ljs
Jan. 13th, 2003 03:14 am (UTC)
Chris,

Better days indeed -- my fingers are crossed!

(And oh, The Dark is Rising -- I really like that Susan Cooper series, but that particular novel! I first listened to it on audiotape, read by one of my favourite actors, and he made that whole snow-on-the-skylight sequence so frightening that I had to shut off the tape and walk around for several minutes. :-) )

Lori
chrisjournal
Jan. 13th, 2003 07:19 am (UTC)
Re:
Yes, yes, yes! That's the one in the whole set (of which I adored all) that sticks with me the most. It was just amazing.

I'm in awe of how much I'm loving re-reading all these books that were my friends and teachers and comfort way back when. It's probably the first time I feel that I've truly connected with my older son (he's 8)...bonding over juvenile fantasy. Thank goodness he's got good taste!
dettiot
Jan. 13th, 2003 10:18 am (UTC)
[crosses fingers as well] I would normally say that after such a week, things can only get better, but I know better than to tempt the Powers That Screw You Over.

Thanks so much for all your hard work, Chris!

And, btw--Dark is Rising? Coolness. Read that for a children's lit class I took in the fall, and enjoyed it muchly. Must now get to the other books in the sequence. :-)
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