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New quote of the day

“‘Challenging’ is a synonym for ‘fun’ around here.”
– my son’s Parkour teacher at his birthday party yesterday.

That’s going to be my new writing motto.


In other funtastic news, Circle of Enemies is available for pre-order at Amazon.com as of, well, now. It won’t ship until the end of July (the 26th, by the current plan) but you can help Amazon.com decide how big their initial order should be.

I have no idea what that means, either. I’m just vamping here.

I have lots to do today, so I’m not going to be online much. Don’t forget to check out/comment on the last minute gift suggestion posts on my blog or on LiveJournal.

Mirrored from Twenty Palaces. You can comment here or there.

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barbarienne
Dec. 20th, 2010 03:50 pm (UTC)
Your son takes Parkour classes?

::envies!!::
burger_eater
Dec. 20th, 2010 04:09 pm (UTC)
Worst of all, he wants to quit. I think he really wants a year-long break until he ages up closer to the kids above; right now he falls into the age where he switches from the young group to the older group, and he's not happy in the older group.
kriz1818
Dec. 20th, 2010 03:54 pm (UTC)
I love that quote too.

Also, HOW does one find a Parkour teacher? (I just looked up what it is.)
burger_eater
Dec. 20th, 2010 04:27 pm (UTC)
If you lived in Seattle, I'd send you to http://parkourvisions.org/

For you, I'd suggest putting your hometown into Google maps and "Search Nearby" for "parkour". I'd use the quotes, too, to avoid formulations like "park. Our" from turning up.

Good luck!
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