The last few days I've been making decent progress on the new Vlad novel, which will probably be Jhegaala, and takes place between Phoenix and Athyra. I had an almost completed first chapter until it announced that it was now finished and that it would prefer to be a prologue, so now I only have a start on the first chapter. More important, the voice has come back nicely, and I think I'm starting to get an idea of the shape, which always makes things easier.
For the first time in several years, I'm trying to work up two or three new songs (thanks to MarkIV1111 for the chord chart). I'm looking forward to ConDFW in February, and it would be nice to have some new tunes--although these days I never know if there will be a comfortable (ie, smoking permitted) place to play music. Maybe I'll open up my room for a party, I dunno.
Chica (aka the pig-eatin's girl) is keeping the universe intact and making sure I don't have to, like, think. That is how I like it. Now, if I can just get her to take responsibility for her dog...
Been in daily contact with Reesa, which keeps me smiling.
All in all, Steve-world is pretty good right now.
Looks up to see if a safe is about to drop on his head