Most people were not at work today. But Kelly and I headed in as usual. It was a quiet morning for the most part, but a busy afternoon. I had lunch with Monica at CPK (Todd was supposed to be there, too, but never showed up.) I then prepared for a 2 PM meeting that was more contentious than I imagined it would be. We were told we could leave at 3 PM, but my meeting didn’t finish until 3:20 or so. Kelly met me at the mall and we did some brief shopping. I got a new wool coat from J. Crew for those extra cold days.
Got the latest (November 22) issue of NEW SCIENTIST in the mail today. In fact, I got two of them. The second was stuck to the first and it made me wonder if that was how I ended up missing an issue a few weeks ago. Also AOPA Pilot was in the mail. I also received my book shipment from Amazon: Incandescence by Greg Egan and Anathem by Neal Stephenson. I should finish up Marsbound tonight or tomorrow morning and then will start in on Incandescence.
I put the finishing touches on the manuscript for "If By Reason of Strength…" and printed it out. I’m sending it off on Friday.
Spoke with Dad briefly today.
When I got home from work, I was pretty tired. I’d been tired since lunch. I read for a little while and somewhere between 5:30 and 6 PM, I decided to go upstairs and lay down. I woke up 20 minutes ago, at about 10:35 PM. Kelly was in bed and I was completely disoriented, having slept nearly 5 hours. I even dreamed that I was in a bookstore and met up with mabfan and Barry Malzberg to talk about s.f. Anyway, I’m downstairs now and going to read for a while, since I don’t feel tired at the moment.