- I am having my second round of gum surgery tomorrow morning. It's just a tissue graft, this time, not a bone, graft, and is supposed to be much less of a big deal. I will probably take both Monday and Tuesday off anyway, since I've got sick leave to burn and no actual work to do, on account of
- At least as of Friday afternoon, my workplace still did not have a contract. It will get signed eventually, but in the meantime no one's supposed to be working on unfunded projects.
If there's still no contract when I go back, I may just bring in a pile of knitting and stop even pretending to work.
+ Or I may just play quietly with my Doctor Who action figures all day. I managed to find an Enemies of the Third Doctor set for cheap from a seller on Amazon. It arrived today and is making me very happy-- it's a boxed set with an Auton, Omega (in a sparkly robe!) and a Drashig hand puppet (probably better made than the actual Drashig hand puppet).
I tracked down the set because this
is coming out in January, and I will definitely
be acquiring it (through whatever chain of resellers I can, grumble mutter UK exclusives grumble grumble), and what use is one of Omega's gel guards unless I have Omega himself?
There will also be a Rory figure arriving on my desk in another couple of weeks. He can look exasperated at the Auton.
Doctor Who is the first fandom I've been in where I've had any desire to own action figures. I kind of hope it's the last one, because they are expensive and they are taking over my desk. But-- TINY PLASTIC PEOPLE! Dolls, for grownups! I have menaced the cat with the Drashig puppet more times today than the cat feels is strictly necessary.
+ We had a Captain Awkward meetup Thursday night, which I didn't even have to organize! About 8-10 people showed up, the Dover fashion history coloring books I brought were a big hit, and I seem to be on the hook for organizing the next one-- which is just as well, since I can make sure we have it someplace quieter. I'm thinking late November or early December, in the atrium of the Portrait Gallery.
+ I am registered for MJ!
+ Yuletide signups are open!
- I still don't know if I want to make a fourth request. I think I may end up signing up pretty late this year while I dither. And read things. Book III of Laurie Marks's Elemental Logic series is sitting here looking winsomely Yuletidish at me. (Unfortunately, Book II
is still in transit, and I can't read them out of order.)
+ I've got my offer list pared down to 22. I think that's as low as it's going to go.
+ I am making chicken stock and roasted vegetables in preparation for tomorrow's gum surgery. With a vat of stock, assorted roasted vegetables, a carton of heavy cream, and a blender, I should be able to get through most of the next week on pureed soups.This entry was originally posted at http://ellen-fremedon.dreamwidth.org/855331.html. There are : comments. Please comment there using OpenID.