Thursday, May 9, 2013

The Silence Has Broken.

After a long and trying pile of months, I return from my journey through the happy-ending horrors of house buying, the adoption of a dog from Alabama who looks like a small black wolf, and the delight of a recent Emmy nomination to break my blogging silence on day 19 of a 30-day Juice Fast. 

I don't really have a whole lot to say, except that things are looking extraordinary from here. I've managed to let a lot of unnecessary and just plain unpleasant, draining entities out of my life and coincidentally (or perhaps not) a lot of great stuff has happened. I have a right regular pen pal correspondence going on with one of my author heros, which feels simultaneously natural and normal and cosmic stars exploding crazy ass inSANE all at once. I am sitting in my very own house with my very own dog snoozing by my side. And an episode (webisode?) of our web series China: Through My Eyes has been nominated for an Emmy. This is all amazing stuff. 

That's really all I've got at the moment. My intention is to Blog regularly now, starting today. Going to try to steer some of my Facebook prolificity into the blogosphere, as the kids are saying nowada¥s≥ . Whoa-- my dog jumped on me and I started typing in some alien tongue which is still somehow readable. ANOTHER AMAZING DEVELOPMENT. 

My dear and excellent good friend Katie is sending me a pink laptop on which to finish my book, so I will keep you posted on my progress when that arrives. Shouldn't be long. I'm somewhere in the early 200 pages or so. Here's a microscopic excerpt conversation snippet:

“You’re getting all double dogstar on me”
            “Too serious. Get it? Double is two, and Sirius is the dog star. Double dogstar! Too serious!”
            “Funny. But good slang doesn’t require an explanation. Or a dictionary.”
            “So you

Do you think I should sign my novel as Jennifer or Jen Sexton? Fishing for comments and feedback here. 

and so
I remain,
Jen BLogger Sexton