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Journal Entry: Wed Nov 21, 2012, 10:29 AM
Alternate Title: What a Long, Strange Week it has Been

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My piece… was featured in a journal at… - woo!
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Hello, fellow deviants. I have officially begun my Thanksgiving break!

It has been a strange time for me recently. As some of you already know, my maternal grandfather passed away very early the morning of the 12th. We held the memorial service on Thursday. He had been battling dementia and failing health for years, so it was something we were all prepared for. We have the estate mostly squared away now, and things are falling back to normal.

On the work front, we are going through some IST-wide re-orgs, so it will be interesting to see where I, and maybe my whole team, wind up. I can only wish for as little change as possible, since I like my current hours and position.

Meanwhile, thanks to having saved a chunk of my PTO for the end of the year, combined with the holidays and my recent bereavement leave (which wound up erasing a scheduled two-day trip), I am going to be in and out of the office for the next month. That will be nice. I love the Christmas season, and this should mean I can get out and enjoy it a little extra.

I also just received a daily deviation on… - which, while meaning I may be backed up in my inbox for a little while, is wonderful and surprising news. As always, thanks go to all of you who have supported me and my writing over the years, and also to everyone else who has stopped by just in the last few days.

I hope all of you are enjoying the season, whatever you do or don't celebrate.

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SycamoreSea Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hi! I don't have anything in particularly to share, just wanted to stop by and wish you well - hope 2013's been good to you so far! (:
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TheDorsai Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I'd favorite every single work you've posted but instead I'll watch you. Truly, you works inspire me.
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jade-pandora Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2012
:iconsomeconfettiplz: Horray!
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UnderTheWildMoon Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2012
Thanks for following me. I look forward to seeing more from you.
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UnderTheWildMoon Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2012
Excellent work here. I'm glad to have found your gallery through your comment.
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jade-pandora Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012
Thank you, John, for faving my poem, "Hereafter" -- I'm honored that it speaks to you. :rose:
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Parsat Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2012  Student Writer
I'm liking this sudden burst of inspiration from you! What's going on?
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amillionbooks Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2011  Student Writer
thanks for the fave!!
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Thank you for joining :iconthewrittenrevolution:, we’re delighted to have you with us. Welcome to the revolution. :salute:

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