Looking back at ’07, I find the emotion that predominates for me is gratitude. In the main, people were awfully nice to me in 2007, helping me cope with everything from deadline difficulties problems to panic attacks — yes, real ones, brought on by extreme shortness of breath — to, on occasion, maintaining a simple [...]
Archive for December, 2007
Doing some hard disk housekeeping, I ran across two WAV files I thought I’d lost years and years ago — my impressions of Destroyer Duck’s “QWAAAGGGH!” and Howard the Duck’s “WAAUUUGH!” exclamations. There’s a good reason to post both of them here, and I’ll be doing that shortly. Meanwhile, in case it escaped your notice [...]
It never fails. I’ve got urgent writing to do this weekend, and the diet was starting to work again — so naturally, I come down with something flu-like that floors me utterly and puts me back on 60 mg of prednisone for the next five days. This is the Cosmic Thwart at work. It’s a [...]
…I think I may have actually stumbled on a way to fully automate page, panel, and balloon numbering in the Word comic book script template. It’ll mean a drastic rewrite of the VBA code if it works, but fortunately most of that work be aimed at simplification. The old numbering method was vastly more complicated. [...]
Starting weight: 215 Previous weight: 217 Current weight: 214.5 Moving the right direction, anyway. Finally.
Click here. Regular readers of this blog will already be familiar with most of the ideas and opinions expressed, but Jen’s questions did elicit a couple of responses you haven’t heard before. Take a look — and if you’re enjoying COUNTDOWN TO MYSTERY, please comment on the article and let Jen’s readers know. Good grief. [...]
Starting weight: 215 Previous weight: 215.5 Current weight: 217 In truth, I’ve only been back on the diet stringently for a couple of days. Now that I’m actually on the transplant list, dumping the weight has taken on an even greater urgency. Next week’s number should be more meaningful…or so I’m telling myself.
UCLA called yesterday. I’m on the lung transplant waiting list.
Sorry it’s been so long since I’ve posted here. It’s the usual litany of excuses. A little illness. A big deadline (still not met). Not enough sleep. Too much aggravation. Not very different from what goes on in anybody’s life, I’d imagine. There’s been progress on the UCLA front toward getting me on the transplant [...]
In the post immediately below this one (“THE PULSE on Doctor Fate”), do you see chevrons or black dots before the two indented paragraphs?