Douglas Milewski (dacuteturtle) wrote,
Douglas Milewski

Greater Genius Draft 6

I'm done the next draft of Greater Genius. The ending continues to defy me. It still needs a SOMETHING. Right now, it's 57k words. I am no Jordan or Martin. How do they write those things?

On Saturday, we went to a housewarming. Hers Truly had good fun playing with their daughter. We also had snow. Jenny picked up a lime green snow saucer and Miss Dash had a blast screaming down the hill in the yard.

I bashed together a shelf for the fiber-in equipment. This big shelf now holds the router on top, and lets me store junk below. That gets us more space in the storage room and it also gets more warped plywood out of my wood pile. That's recycling at its best.

I am also learning the rules of bashing together things. Believe it or now, there are actually rules to improving a piece of furniture. My teachers would go nuts at me for not having any blueprints, but really, scaling designs up and down doesn't need blueprints.

I caulked the cracks around the windows. That has made a difference. The temperature does not plummet quite so much in the evening. However, a true test will be the next cold snap with a stiff wind.

  • Weekend

    Laundry. Bread. You know the drill. Aggie was over, playing with my daughter all day and generally aggravating mayhem. My daughter has been tearing…

  • Weekend Wrap

    In baking, I made bread, mini cinnamon rolls, and chocolate chip cookies. Several times over the weekend, the over didn't come up to temperature…

  • Snow in March

    Of all things, a major snowstorm in March. It's not deep for us, but there's more than enough slush and ice to go around. Getting to work proved easy…

  • Post a new comment


    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded