Been Around the World

Ok, I haven’t EXACTLY been all around the world this week, but I did go to Salt Lake City for Adobe Summit. And now I am tired.

The view from my hotel room in the two hours I was actually in it and not sleeping.

Here’s what’s been happening in my life other than that:

What I Wrote

I redid my closet. It actually is not a Pintester fail. Imagine that.

I bought an earring. My ear did not approve.

I made sunburned pork chops. Yeah, I don’t know either.

I had another hair fail. And also a rather inadvertent sweater fail. And I don’t care. I still like that sweater, and I’m going to wear it, damn it.

I made a really ugly tote bag with an anus. (If you don’t click that, I don’t know what’s wrong with you, for really real.)

I posted a 7-line excerpt of my current Work In Progress up on my Facebook page. Yeah, I could only work up the energy for 7 lines. Sorry.

On Teh Internets

I am now in an Atomic Reach tribe called Pinteresting Posts. I feel so primal.

Also, I am featured in this video, bumping Strephon’s cheek. Dirrrrty.

What I Read

Catching Fire (The Hunger Games #2) by Suzanne Collins. Enjoyed continuing the story from Hunger Games, but I thought the first book was more engaging and entertaining.

Mockingjay (The Hunger Games #3) by Suzanne Collins. A few people mentioned to me that they had a problem with the pace of this book, like it wrapped up too fast, but I didn’t think it did. I think maybe what’s going on is that this is such a sweeping story with huge implications way into the future that the story ended without a real, solid, everything-is-wrapped-up END. I think that’s how it had to be, though, in order to tell the story. I liked the series as a whole, but it was a little dark for my tastes, and not as uplifting as I was hoping it would be. Still, great story-telling and a wonderful, unique idea.

And, no, I haven’t seen the movie yet.

Other Crap

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  • http://matthew.kilanowski.us/ Matthew

    Anus! Hahahaha… I totally clicked because you said “anus” and for no other reason.

    • http://sonjafoust.com/blog Sonja

      Such was my evil plan.