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Day Twenty-Four Word Counts

What else has twenty-four? The hours in a day! Imagine all you can do in 24 hours, or all you can write! Have you taken a day just for yourself? This might be a good week to do that. Just have one day where you can really focus and write. We're getting closer to the finish line, keep writing!

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kibet
Nov. 25th, 2016 04:46 am (UTC)
1944 for me today and also verified!

6 days to finish the story now. I should be able to tie everything up by then I think.

Today was also very good, and I can use it as a lot to be thankful about. This is my first time in the US during Thanksgiving. So I went after Burrowing Owls today, and I do not have a good track record with owls. Today was no exception as I did not get them. I did have some successes though. I photographed my 300th identified bird (plus more) which was a target for this trip. I also correctly guessed what a bird would be that I came across, although do not know why I came to that conclusion.

I also got an email from someone from the Hawkwatch group, who has asked if I can find a way to join them on a bird trip in San Rafael. I think that I should be able to do it, as I can get an Uber. It will cost a little but I have been quite good on the money front so far as most trips have cost me under 20 bucks, and some less than 5 bucks.
dobbin477
Nov. 25th, 2016 10:14 pm (UTC)
Congratulations!
kibet
Nov. 27th, 2016 01:36 am (UTC)
Thank you!
celestialcure
Nov. 26th, 2016 04:42 pm (UTC)
WOOOOO, congratulations! Well done and good luck tying up those loose ends! :)

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you were able to crash someone's meal and partake properly, eating yourself sick on turkey (or tofurky, if you're not a meat eater), mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, stuffing, gravy, green bean casserole, and at least eight kinds of pie, including pumpkin? Yes? It's not a proper Thanksgiving if you haven't gained at least four pounds in two hours, and contemplated vomiting at least once.

Uber isn't too bad, price-wise; hope you made it out there!
kibet
Nov. 27th, 2016 01:40 am (UTC)
Thank you!

No gatecrashing Thanksgiving for me. Going by how kind Americans have been, I think they did not invite me simply because they probably did not want to inflict their family on me. I just had a quick meal at the hotel and did a bigger tip than usual. It was so funny the servers reaction! haha. Probably thought "Eugh, a UK person, he will give me nothing"
celestialcure
Nov. 28th, 2016 08:17 pm (UTC)
Haha, well, that was very nice of you to tip more than usual. Yeah, Thanksgiving is also a time to be thankful that you only see your family a select few times every year. Blargh.
kibet
Nov. 29th, 2016 01:00 am (UTC)
I don't even use the holidays as an excuse to see my family.
celestialcure
Nov. 30th, 2016 04:12 pm (UTC)
Me neither. We had a huge falling out the day my mother was buried, and that was it. My cousin is getting married next year (he's an ER tech at the hospital I work at, so we see each other at work and he fills me in on all of the family BS), and he's already asked me if I'm ~okay with seeing everyone at his wedding. I told him I had no problem seeing everyone, but could he please seat me with at the hospital friends table (full of people I know) instead of with family, and he happily obliged.
kibet
Dec. 1st, 2016 02:12 am (UTC)
Good to have an understanding cousin. I have been to weddings where no family are on the top table, simply to avoid any uncomfortable feelings.

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