It’s pretty cool. I start up both machines and can flip back and forth either using the “Flip” utility in the task bar or by pressing a handy-dandy little button. The Mac’s got a problem recognizing my Microsoft bluetooth mouse, but that’s easily solved. I simply have to unplug the little bluetooth plug and reinsert it. Fiddly, but hey, it’s neat having both systems in my office. And I’m really liking Scrivener for writing a first draft. It helps me stay on track by not letting me scroll back easily to see the rest of the doc. And I love its word count tracker that makes me focus that much more on completing my daily goal.
Anyway I’m back to writing my first draft of the next (still untitled) story in the Hauberk Protection series. I’ve managed over 2K today even though everyone’s home. I’m feeling the pressure as that widget over in the sidebar counts down to Private Property’s release. Because then I’ll have to put one up for Personal Protection. Which means I need to get ITS sequel DONE.
On yesterday’s blog, Lori suggested a “Let it All Hang out” type blog once a month. I think that’s a good idea. Once a month, I have to report what changes I’ve made for good or for bad. I’m starting slow with yesterday’s resolution. There have been lots of articles lately that those ‘big resolutions’ don’t work. That you have to start with small, reachable goals. I’ve also heard that it takes 27 days or repetitions for a habit to be made.
- So my first habit/change is to stop using sugar in my tea and switch back to Sweet ‘n Low like I used to use. I can’t remember why I went back to sugar, but my hips know I did.
- The next will be to get on my treadmill and do a certain numbers of minutes per day that will be upped regularly.
- And I will write down everything I eat, and read the labels with a careful eye on fat content/cholesterol as well as calorie content.
Small steps. Then next month, I’ll add a couple more steps. Maybe add an extra exercise routine. So the first of every month will be my ‘Resolution Check in.’
One exercise Gizmo Guy recommended? Climbing under my desk and vacuuming the powerbar. Apparently the dust bunnies have a huge lair growing there.