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Sing to Me, Roy Orbison

Sing to Me, Roy Orbison

Every summer I spend two weeks working out of a room at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, helping to run a huge convention. Part of what I do is managing what essentially amounts to speed dating for travel professionals, with travel agents meeting with different travel suppliers every four minutes for four consecutive days - over three hundred thousand individual face-to-face meetings. Also every year, after the very last appointment in this grueling schedule, I put together an appropriate musical playlist to celebrate the end, and it always begins with Roy Orbison plaintively singing, "It's Over."  Well, as of this morning Torchwood is finally over for me. I started on September 9th, so it has taken me a little over two months to get through it all. It started poorly, got progressively better, peaked with Children of Earth, and then shit all over itself for Miracle Day. I am delighted to put this damn thing behind me.

Let's dig a hole to China. From Argentina.

Let's dig a hole to China. From Argentina.

My current goal has been to be solidly below 260 by Thanksgiving, and today I weighed in at 255. I think it is safe to say that I am hitting that goal (although I also expect to bounce up a bit tomorrow, since I am certain I was exceptionally dehydrated this morning). So that's nice. My next goal is to back below 250 by Christmas, which I think is very achievable. Aside from that, I watched the penultimate episode of Torchwood: Miracle Day today. Yay?


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