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Monday Update Post 11-14-16

These are some posts from the later part of last week in case you missed them:
Poetry Update
Self-Care Tips
Friday Yardening
Upstander Techniques: Disrupting Islamophobia
First Fire
Hard Things
Good News
Call for Prompts: Poke a Bigot in the Eye Fluff


The Poetry Fishbowl went pretty well, with plenty of great prompts, although modest sponsorship. Progress was not helped by ISP outage for most of Thursday and into Friday morning. Fortunately everything is fine now.

Yesterday we got a load of firewood delivered, and started carrying it into the house and woodbin. \o/


Poetry in Microfunding:
"Holding Hope and Love" belongs to Polychrome Heroics.  Cheersquad and Dr. Roderstein discuss fears and soups.  "A Hope and a Promise" belongs to Polychrome Heroics.  Aidan is enchanted by Montessori toys.

Torn World writing update:
Approved as canon: "Unicorns on Parade" "Spruce Deer" "Wandering the Heights" (poetry).  Back to me for edits: "Winterheart" (parts 2-3), "Stinging Like Nettles"  "Off the Clock" (poetry).  Currently in front of the canon board: "Ghost Bat" (nonfiction). Drafted: "Like Ash Before the Wind," "From Dark to Bright," "The Inappropriate But Useful Disposal of Lettuce" "A Thin Red Trail" (fiction), "Changes in the Wind" (poetry), "Southern Breads" "Tangleweed Article" (articles), Jularei (character sheet).  In revision at home: "Water Dance," "When the Wind's Teeth Sing," "Raining Kittens," "Finding the Holes," "Broken Hopes," "Brewing Beauty," "Little Paws in the Licenses" (fiction), "The Smallest Invaders," "Raising the Future" "Beach Pies" "Unsolid Ground" "Riding from the Rescue" "To Ride Death" (poetry), "Rammer" (nonfiction).  Currently writing: "Catch of the Day," "A Cold Clear Night" (fiction).


The weather has turned chilly.  We had a frost, which killed off the morning glories and some other summer flowers.  Currently blooming: million bells, firecracker plant.  Brown and yellow leaves are falling everywhere.  Birdfeeder traffic is increasing, mostly flocks of sparrows.  They have also discovered the suet feeder.
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