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Things seem to be working in the getting-me-paid department. I have a loan to call in a chunk of that I still don't know about, but I think the paperwork's all done and settled for everything else on my plate. Things should all be caught up by mid-February (well, chances are I'll still have some chunks to go on the loan-which-won't-die, but everything will be rolling along).

Scrabble yesterday was a bit of a flop... things were slow in coming together with bookings and materials, so we pretty much called it off (but hung around the site to see if anyone turned up)... another contributing factor was that it turns out we were in competition with a literacy conference over at UdeM, so they were probably drawing the literacy crowd as well as not coming down to play with us. More communication next time.

Candide last night at Pollack hall with [livejournal.com profile] rottenfruit was fun, we were whacked over the head with symbolism and general ribald humour. Voltaire and Bernstein's work was done well by Opera McGill. Go see it if it might be your cup of tea.

Today, people from the CBC and some of our partner organizations came by work for a quick look at us all. I hope they liked it — it felt kind of rushed, though.

Date: 2006-01-27 08:30 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jul3z.livejournal.com
ooo...I remember being intersted in seeing that, forgot all about it. happy to hear it's worth seeing!

Date: 2006-01-28 09:17 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] mala-idea.livejournal.com
Hi from Strasbourg... how's the red basket doing? ;)

Sorry human scrabble didn't work out as well as planned... It sounded like a really cool idea. I wish I were still in Montreal to partake in the fun!

Date: 2006-01-31 06:20 am (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] metawidget.livejournal.com
It's hanging in my closet, keeping stuff off the floor :)

We'll figure out some way to turn Scrabble energy into funds for literacy. It's all a matter of time.

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