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Merry Monday: Short Week!

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It's pretty hard not to enjoy the week ahead being 4 days long. Last week was a short one too :)

I'm thankful I wasn't part of the accident that happened just before I reached the 417 by Greenwood outside Pembroke on my return drive to Ottawa. Sadly, a man lost his life and two others are in critical condition.

It was a very rainy drive home and visibility wasn't great.

Lots to do tomorrow as my colleague leaves Wednesday for a 3 week holiday in Florida. Lucky her. I'm going to try and get one of our shared responsibilities moving while she's away.

I need to finish my short story this week. I think it's pretty much done, but I'm trying to decide if I need to describe minor characters or not. These are medics, so I feel like their appearance and such isn't critical to the story.

The Chiaroscuro Reading Series is happening this week and I'm looking forward to hearing a friend read from her book Human, which I quite enjoyed reading. It's a lovely vampire tale with unexpected twists and turns and I recommend it.

The Easter weekend was decent. I enjoyed visiting with friends, the old dojo, and my one brother. It was also nice to see my honorary brother and meet his kids too. The rest of my family likes to spend their days watching TV, which is a little annoying to travel for. I wanted to play some Magic the Gathering, but that just didn't work out. My dad seems bored, but also doesn't seem to want to do anything. Maybe I should teach him to play Magic haha.

Anyway, I'm pretty tired and should get some dishes cleaned up before bed.

Ciao,
R~

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