Now that I've begun the temp job, the balancing act of real life and writing life becomes a smidge more challenging. So far so good.
For those of you who were following it, the new living room ceiling is beautiful. The contractor did a wonderful job, and left almost no mess--amazing! Now we're stripping wallpaper so the walls can be smoothed, and everything painted.
Meanwhile, in a totally unrelated incident, in a completely different part of the house, the chimney cap is leaking. Just gotta love home ownership, right?