The weekend both started and ended well... forget the middle and the enormous autistic meltdown had by Squealer at the dinner table on Saturday night.
By the end of the weekend I could see my new book trailer... all joined together. Movie clips spliced with still shots. It's so close now I can taste it.
I managed to pick up a nasty sore throat late last week... which has now progressed to a head cold. And now Breezy is sick.
She woke at 3 am with a raging temperature. Thankfully now at 5:30 it's calmed right down. (or the pamol worked as did moving her downstairs where it's cooler and insisting she sip cool apple juice.) Wouldn't be so bad if I weren't still sick. But on a positive note I could't sleep anyway so I may as well be up with her!
Late last night I saw Chris adding the intro text to the book trailer. It should be finished by the weekend... all that needs doing now are the closing credits, purchase information, and music. (we have the music - it's a matter of trimming it etc now)
Today Squealer has a hospital specialist appointment. We're not doing school. I am not dragging me and a sick Breezy to school twice within three hours. I really don't care how much time Squealer has off due to appts and illness. Her health (and ours for that matter) is way more important than that freaking school and the miserable five years she has spent there.
Parent teacher interviews this week again- No I don't want to go. In fact I have ordered Chris to be there, as I am sick to death of being made to feel like a bad parent because I put Squealers health first. Let's see them try any shit now!
Had a joyful email from Fishpond this morning. They tell me my boxed CD set was posted yesterday. Oh my! They expect delivery to be between Thursday and Saturday. I shall be watching the mail with anticipation over the next few days. This is my gift to myself with my first royalty payment. (I decided I would spend some of it on ME.)
I can hardly wait. I've wanted this set for a long time but I couldn't justify the price. I found it on sale on Friday morning. Now it's another $4 cheaper!! lolOn sale with free postage - it doesn't get much better than that.
No doubt Breezy will enjoy it too. It is Bon Jovi after all!
I think it's time for coffee.
I shall post the trailer when it's done. For anyone interested we're using Power Director to create the book trailer for terrorbyte -we used the same program to create the killerbyte trailer. It's way more user friendly and intuitive than the million dollar Adobe video editing software! (and doesn't require a six month course to be able to understand the basics!) Sadly it would be a lot easier to work with on Chris's new pc but our version is too old to cope with Vista! Now that we're obviosuly going to be making a couple of trailers a year he has said we'll buy the latest Power Director program next month. Then it'll be on his quad core fancy smancy machine -well more acurately on his terabyte external drive! (That was a must have - when your wife writes a book called terrorbyte ya have to have a terabyte drive!) Where's my coffee?