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Writing, skating, music, swords, and other fun stuff

Since the Sunday check-in I've:

- Written 1017 words
- Attended my monthly writer's group meeting
- Skated on the Rideau Canal for the first time ever (Dow's Lake to Lansdowne and back)
- Bought new guitar strings and a guitar humidifier
- Restrung my 3/4 acoustic guitar (I need a lot more practice at this)
- Practiced Iaido
- Practiced Guitar (I'm convinced we're learning The House of the Rising Sun)
- Completed a technical manual at work that's been in the works for over a year (I hate technical writing and was very busy with more critical things)
- Ran my dishwasher
- Started collecting things for my 2015 Comiccon costume
- Watched some episodes of Castle

Today I got a sweet leather backpack that is big enough to carry my laptop for $10 at a thrift store. I learned in previous years at Comiccon that it's good to have a backpack to carry things as I usually buy stuff and I like to take notes at the panels.

I wrote the ending of my book today. I think I'm getting close to being done my first draft though I'm only at 58,142 words currently. I do have a battle left to write. I also wrote a new starting chapter as I'm reading the book Hooked by Les Edgerton and it's inspiring me to take a slight change of direction.

I had a great day today.

Ciao,
R~

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