Sunday, July 21, 2013

JULY 21, 2013

I DO NOT UNDERSTAND WHY PEOPLE EXPECT A BOOK LIKE THIS TO BE SPELLED THE SAME WAY OTHER PEOPLE SPELL WORDS... I HAVE BEEN TOLD MY SPELLING ABILITY IS CHARMING. ... AND ONE OF THE MORE EXCITING THINGS ABOUT THE DAILY DOGGIE.

ADD TO THAT TYPOS CAUSED BY POOR TYPING ABILITY COUPLED WITH AGED SHAKING FINGERS AND I AM TOLD SOME OF THE DOGGIES ARE "CLASSIC"

SO WHY DO I HAVE TO GO THRU THIS MANUSCRIPT SO MANY TIMES ? I AM RUNNING OUT OF INK..

I CAN REMEMBER......

COLBY COLLEGE- MAINE- SOME OF THE FACULTY DECIDED NO ONE SHOULD GRADUATE UNLESS THEY COULD SPELL ALL THE WORDS ON THEIR 500 WORD LIST.

I WAS A MATH MAJOR - I WROTE TO THE DEAN ASKING WHY MY ROOMMATE ( WHO COULD SPELL) WAS ALLOWED TO GRADUATE WITHOUT KNOWING WHAT A SLIDE RULE WAS.

I CARRIED THAT FOOL 500 WORD LIST FOR 3 YEARS ( I LEFT IT HOME WEN I SPENT MY JUNIOR YEAR AT UNIV OF EDINBURGH).

I CAN REMEMBER MY POOR MOTHER IN TEARS CRYING "YOU CAN'T EVEN SPELL THE WORD TWICE THE SAME WRONG WAY."

I DID GRADUATE- ACTUALLY THEY GAVE ME A DIPLOMA AND I RAN FOR THE EXIT. IT WAS A PAINFUL PERIOD IN MY LIFE.

AND HERE I AM -- CONFRONTED BY THE BOOK AND THE FACT THAT MANY OF MY MIS-SPELLINGS AREN'T CLOSE ENOUGH FOR SPELL CHECK TO MAKE SUGGESTIONDS.

IF THE TRUTH BE KNOWN-THAT IS WHY I SOMETIMES USE UNUSUAL WORDS.- AT LEAST I CAN FIND SOMETHING SIMILAR.

WHY CAN'T I PUT "CREATIVE SPELLING BY AUTHOR" OR SOMETHIGN.

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YUCK-- THIS IS NOT AS EASY OR AS MUCH FUN AS I THOUGHT

HOW BAD IS IT??

I AM OUT OF INK AGAIN.

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BUT THE TIPI IS UP

IT NEEDS ALOT OF DIDDLING- AND THERE ARE ALOT OF PIECES TO ADD YET-- BUT IT IS STANDING

A THING OF BEAUTY.----THANKS TO GRACE( TALL) SHELIA( STRONG)AND COLBY ( HALF AWAKE)

THAT LIFT POLE WAS HEAVY--- BUT LIKE ANY HEAVY OBJECT, ONCE YOU GET IT BALANCED IT DOESN'T WEIGH MUCH.

OBJECT WAS TO ATTACH THE CANVASS TO THEONE LST POLE AND SET IT IN PLACE- THEN UNWRAP THE CANVAS IN BOTH DIRECTIONS

 I HAVE A GREAT DEAL OF ESP[ECT FOR THE INDIAN WOMAN WHO CAN PUT UP THIS YEAR ROUND HOUSE IN AN HOUR.

SEVERAL OF THE CAMERA PEOPLE HAVE KEPT TRACK ----AND IF YOU DON'T COUNT TH ESITTING AROUND COFFEE DRINGKING AND ADD ONLY THE ACTIVE PART... IT WAS NOT MUCH MORE

THAN AN HOUR AND A QUARTER... IT WAS THE 36 HOURS REST BETWEEN THE ACTION THAT MOUNTED UP..

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IT WAS HOT.

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TODAY IS SUP[POSED TO BE LESS HOT

SUNDAY STEWING- WITH NO MARK TO GRILL-- HE HAS A GOLF THING.

RUMOR HAS IT EARLENE AND PAUL MIGHT BE AROUND TODAY..

THEY HAVE CHAOS WITH THEM..

 MEGAN IS SUPPOSD TO BE BACK FROM HER TRAVELS-

MARIA HAS DONE A TERRIFFIC JOB- AND IS ABOUT TO COLLAPSE FROM THE EFFORT. BEING SHORTHANDED HAS SHOWN IN THE FCT THAT THE DOGS ARE LESS INCLINED TO SLEE[P ALL NIGHT.

I HAVE ADDED MARYJO TO THE MISC CREW- INTRODUCE YOURSELVES--- SHE IS THE ONE THAT LOOKS LIKE HILLARY, A SLIGHTLY OLDER VERSION.

THE CAMERA PEOPLE REPORT THAT CALLIE AND DEVLIN HAVE DONE WELL OVERNIGHT WITH THE PUPS -- AND ARE STILL AWAKE... AIN'T YOUTH GREAT???

SO ON WE GO

I STILL DO NOT KNOW WHY EMAILS ARE SO RANDOM... BUT YOU SHOULD BE BLE TO FIND THIS ON TOUR WEB.

I AM NOT YELLING-
- I CAN NOT SEE the small print

3 comments:

  1. Carlene, Dan and I find your misspellings and typos charming, though it did take a few weeks to finally get the hang of it. I have one of your much hated Liberal Arts degree and English was my focus. I would be absolutely happy to edit your manuscript for you. If it is in Word you are welcome to email it to me. I won't change a thing but spellings and maybe some punctuation.

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  2. I agree with Lauri (and I'm sure... 100's or even 1000's of others), your way of writing and spelling is very much a part of you. I love your writing just the way it is. Keep your chin up even when you run out of ink 'cuz I really want this book.

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  3. I also worry when there are no suggestions for my misspellings. I think it is some sort of dyslexia/typing too fast/typing half awake that does me in.
    Trying is all that counts.
    I laughed at your Mom being sad that you cant speel the same word wrong the same way twice.
    Sounds like me.

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