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I left work at 4:45pm and didn't get home until just before 6pm. I only made one stop so I'm not sure why it seemed to take forever. I went to the library next to the park and was surprised by how many people had dogs there. On my way out I passed a gentleman in his 40s or 50s who had an exuberant corgi jumping around him just waiting for some treat to fall out of his jeans pocket. It was a cute sight.

I found a funny quiz for NaNo that predicts I'll win! Credit goes to arieswriting for bringing it to my attention.

Hooray for you! You're going to win Nanowrimo!
Persistence and hardwork reap great rewards.

It's Nanowrimo Time! Will you reach 50K? What kind of novel will you write?
brought to you by Quizilla

E.L. Doctorow, "The March"
Mary Gaitskill, "Veronica"
Christopher Sorrentino, "Trance"
Rene Steinke, "Holy Skirts"
William T. Vollmann, "Europe Central"

Alan Burdick, "Out of Eden"
Leo Damrosch, "Jean-Jacques Rousseau"
Joan Didion, "The Year of Magical Thinking"
Jim Dwyer and Kevin Flynn, "102 Minutes: The Untold Story of the Fight to Survive Inside the Twin Towers"
Adam Hochschild, "Bury the Chains"

John Ashbery, "Where Shall I Wander"
Frank Bidart, "Star Dust"
Brendan Galvin, "Habitat"
W.S. Merwin, "Migration"
Vern Rutsala, "The Moment's Equation"

Young people's literature:
Jeanne Birdsall, "The Penderwicks"
Adele Griffin, "Where I Want to Be"
Chris Lynch, "Inexcusable"
Walter Dean Myers, "Autobiography of My Dead Brother"
Deborah Wiles, "Each Little Bird That Sings."