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stroppy_wanadoo posted 6/10/2014 23:00 PM

I'm nonsensical. I know. Which is a problem since I am sitting at my table writing an op-ed on energy efficiency for the state Chamber of Commerce. Which is the reason I am nonsensical, and also the reason I need the wine. Which has the ability to make me nonsensical, but I haven't had enough of it yet.

I HATE when I am writing about a topic I know nothing about. And am on a deadline... which was about a half hour after being given the assignment.

Wine makes everything better. I must drink more.

ThoughtIKnewYa posted 6/10/2014 23:02 PM

YES!!! MORE WINE is the answer!!!

stroppy_wanadoo posted 6/10/2014 23:13 PM

I knew someone would understand!!!


Is solved by THIS:

[This message edited by stroppy_wanadoo at 11:16 PM, June 10th (Tuesday)]

Sad in AZ posted 6/10/2014 23:23 PM

Look how efficiently you drained that glass of wine! I predict inspired writing, hopefully before the bottle is emptied...

stroppy_wanadoo posted 6/10/2014 23:26 PM

Two glasses of wine down the gullet; 428 words down on (virtual) paper - representing seven paragraphs, four of which are logical and coherent and three of which need more wine.

It's progress, at least.

Sigh. Long night. Thank goodness for SI to distract me!

stroppy_wanadoo posted 6/11/2014 00:02 AM

Submitted to my boss. Something tells me my Pièce de résistance isn't going to look nearly as spectacular to me in the morning...

And for those keeping count at home (which I fully recognize is only me) - 541 words; eight paragraphs; 17 mentions of my state's name (which interestingly enough matches the "number" of my state, in the order it was admitted to the union); one use of the phrase "death knell"; and two ellipses (my favorite punctuation mark). Oh - and 2.75 glasses of wine. Not measured in ounces.

Night all. Thanks for a safe place to ramble!

[This message edited by stroppy_wanadoo at 12:09 AM, June 11th (Wednesday)]

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