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Back to the Dinosaur Age

What’s for Dinner? And a Gathering of Friends

So little one and I did puzzles, and I was trying to teach her how to read a couple of books. And we did matching workbook. We went outside between rain showers and I pulled weeds until I disturbed fire ants. Then we looked for milkweed bugs to get rid of, and then she finally laid down to watch a show. And I continued to proof Vampire Redemption.

But I also took a break and played with some pictures. The scraps of artwork above are from Oscraps–LA Dinosty and I created the pictures from those. So much fun after days of proofing mss.

My mss coordinator said she’d get with me to tell me what my schedule looks like for the next ones I owe them. I know the Wolff Bros book is due October 1st. So I still have a few days before I start on that, which means starting on the Heart of the Highland Wolf novella.

I see something in my mind’s eye–a lake, a hero, a dog, and trouble. A woman and even more trouble. It’s a romance, what can I say?

So on the other front–Texas Children’s Hospital has opened up to adult patients because other facilities in Houston are overwhelmed.

Houston Children’s Hospital Admits Adults as Coronavirus Cases Soar

So stay safe! And don’t get sick.

Terry

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Jurassic Period & Happy Halloween!!

I loved Jurassic Park, and then a lot of the movies that followed weren’t half as good, but I loved the characters and the world in the first one. So every time I see a cool shot with dinosaurs, I imagine being there. Not that I would want to be. Really. I mean, back in time. I’m afraid I wouldn’t last! Can you imagine just fighting off the mosquitoes? You think they’re bad now!!!

Baby is on  her way over here for the day. Halloween is today. And I’m running out of time. Need to turn in Billionaire Wolf Christmas tomorrow and am doing the final read on it. I have 31 chapters and an epilogue, acknowledgements to write, another snippet of a scene I want to add, and…. I’m only on ch 6.

We’ll be dressed for Halloween, I’m wearing a medieval kind of costume tonight. And baby and daughter and I are handing out candy, and watching Lady in White and having dinner together. 🙂 Can’t wait!!

What are you doing?

Happy Halloween! Stay safe!

Have a great one!!

Terry

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Jurassic World

We had fun watching the movie and then had pizza out. For lovers of the original movie, they had some fun nostalgic items in the new movie that you’ll get a kick out of seeing. I thought the Asian guy was the same in the lab and sure enough he was. Twenty-two years later.

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They had one of those backstory dumps to explain away why the kids could get an old vehicle running–“Remember how we worked with grandpa on his old car?” Or words to that effect.

Young kid: “Oh yeah,” and voila, old car fixed.

Rainforest waterfall--Moody Gardens

Rainforest waterfall–Moody Gardens

Right.

Even the hero said, “I wonder how the kids could have figured out how to get the old car running.”

Hmmm, instead of being a mopey teen, he could have been fixing an old junker he was totally into and couldn’t part with and then that would have given him much more character as far as why he didn’t want to leave, and made the scene with the car believable.

Oh, all right, so when are dinosaurs in a theme park believable? Really.

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Still, that’s what makes fantasy fun. That it’s so believable, it’s real.

One of our all time favorite parts, even though it was really brief, was Jimmy Buffet grabbing not one, but two margaritas from his Margaritaville Bar at the Jurassic theme park while the pterodactyls were swooping in for happy meals. Hilarious.

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My daughter commented on the heroine’s hair. It was so coiffured, and then supposed to have been spazzed in all the running and such that she was doing, but instead it looked like another curled and waved fresh and professional do. Not like the rest of us would look like if we were running through a jungle in fear of being ripped apart by dinosaurs. 🙂

Hey, it’s fantasy. Like a woman waking up looking gorgeous in bed, not to mention she’s wearing makeup, but also, her hair is just perfect.

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All in all, we liked the plot, the memorabilia, and the characters. I loved the part where the hero was using clickers for training the raptors. My daughter used them to train her corgis. I never did with mine, but it was so hilarious.

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So we had a delightful time. One of the most memorable lines for me in the original version was something to the effect, “They do have dinosaurs on exhibit here. Right?”

I have often repeated that concept: The wolves at Milwaukee Zoo wouldn’t make an appearance. Same thing for ghosts on a ghost tour. No shows. And at the International Wolf Center, they often get that. The wolves aren’t there when the visitors want to see them.

So it follows that the dinosaurs aren’t on a schedule. 🙂 <3

We watched Between last night where anyone over the age of 21 died in a town. It’s interesting what concepts authors will have and how they show what would happen in a fantasy way if all of a sudden some calamity strikes.

I have to say some of those who are supposed to be under 21, are a LOT older than that.

Okay off for a another play day. Our terrible storms amounted to light showers in the morning and that was it. So we had another fun walk with the dogs last night.

Have a super great Sunday!

Terry

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