Sunday, June 04, 2006

Vacation, all I ever wanted...

I'm going, I'm going where the water tastes like wine
Well I'm going where the water tastes like wine
We can jump in the water, stay drunk all the time
--Canned Heat, "Going Up the Country"
Even bloggers need a break sometimes. So for the next two weeks, I'm off to a place where I can watch the corn grow by day and the Milky Way shine by night.

Okay, so technically, it's my own house, which I realize takes the "vacate" right out of "vacation." But I've signed off all my mailing lists and bought fourteen days' worth of margarita mix, so I'm ready for a marathon writing retreat.

I need to catch up on my Voice of Crow manuscript, do tons of research for said novel, write an article for next year's Nebula anthology, and devise some spankin' new content for the Eyes of Crow portion of my website. In that order of importance.

So pretend I've gone to Vermont. One day, if I work hard enough, I might get there for real.

See ya back here in two weeks, if you haven't forgotten about me by then. And if you actually visit/live in Vermont, send me a postcard.
I'm gonna leave this city, got to get away
All this fussing and fighting, man, you know I sure can't stay
Now baby, pack your leaving trunk, you know we've got to leave today....

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5 Comments:

Have a good home trip Jeri.:-)

Posted by: Blogger Kathy at 6/04/2006 8:30 PM

Thanks!

I mean, sorry, I can't hear you, I'm too far awaaaaaaaaaayyyy....

Posted by: Blogger Jeri at 6/04/2006 8:37 PM

A very well deserved break, but I'll miss you!

Cecilia

Posted by: Anonymous Anonymous at 6/05/2006 8:38 AM

If you can read this, you're not staying away!

Good luck in the future.

ztwyuoag (I feel like I've summoned an Elder God.)

Posted by: Blogger Rob S. at 6/05/2006 5:45 PM

Well, I'm still reading and responding to e-mail, on which I get notified of blog comments. I'm just not receiving those tons of newsgroup mailing lists that take up so much of my time.

It's so nice. I don't miss them at all.

Posted by: Blogger Jeri at 6/06/2006 1:12 PM

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