Is there such a thing as catching up? I know some of you think no, but it is coming. I finished writing Chapter VII in ‘People of the Phoenix’ last night and I know what will be in Chapter VIII already. Chapter IX will be a little dicy, but I already have Chapter X in the back of my mind, and it will be rocky. Chapter XI will be the end chapter, with Chapter XII being no more than a page or two long. At the moment, I am 3 chapters behind with my typing, mainly because I haven’t done any for a couple of days. When this story is reworked, I will run through “Final contact’ one more time, and put it into the editing pile.
Tath and Thena seem to have settled down somewhat, with the idea that it is getting cooler outside. So far the weather has been a little up and down, But, it is fall, so we can expect that king of thing. The Geese are gathering and you can see thousands of them out in the fields eating. They are preparing to fly South for the winter, and so are some of my friends. Those that I feel the sorriest for right now are those that have gone through so much in different parts of the world. There has been so much destruction and devastation. It hurts to watch the news and see people suffering. They have been left with nothing. Mother Nature has not treated her people well. Our continued prayers for these people continue, but they need more, so much more.
As I type, Tath comes up to me and reaches up, sends a kitty kiss and gives a quiet little ‘mom’ in that Siamese sounding voice. I must admit, they sure can throw a lot of heat during the night, a feather blanket is too much with them snuggled tight against a person. The door opens, brother comes in, and both he and Thena are off to investigate, as well as greet the guest. He says they are friendliest with him when I am gone, but that is only because they know him. Yes, they are very heavily bonded, with some of the same ideas that Snoop had when he was living before them. The answers to some of their hopes are also the same ones the master Snoop got… NO, I am NOT going to bed. NO, this is not the time to be held, I am typing. But, as there are 2 of them, there is the odd night when there is a kitty fight over possession of the living body that is sharing their bed.
How are things coming, you ask, as far as the books that are in the system goes? Well, Eniko planned on beginning the edits on ‘Teryka Rose’ this weekend. Sara is doing the finishing touches to ‘The Phoenixes Choice’ and ‘Return from the Ashes’. As I told you further up, I am going to be finishing ‘People of the Phoenix’ this week. I am then going to take that break for a week that I promised myself, before getting into ‘Hidden Kingdoms’.
With this all in mind… I am making HM vegetable soup today. The meat is cooking up, I will be starting to cut up veggies shortly. By the end of the day I should have a big stock pot filled with soup, most of which I will freeze, and a chapter typed on the book I am writing. Tomorrow, I will do the HM stew. And, all things considered, I didn’t buy enough onions. Sigh. Oh well, next week, just like this blog, until next week, take care and be good and I will return.